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Today’s Autonomedia Jubilee Saint — ROQUE DALTON

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May 14-- ROQUE DALTON
Salvadorean poet, martyred by former comrades.

MAY 14, 2009 HOLIDAYS AND FESTIVALS
*Underground America Day.

ALSO ON MAY 14 IN HISTORY…
1771 — Industrialist utopianist Robert Owen born, Wales.
1935 — Salvadorean poet, martyr Roque Dalton born, San Salvador.
1940 — Anarchist Emma Goldman dies, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
1967 — American communist writer Mike Gold dies, San Francisco, CA.
1973 — Skylab orbital space station launched.
1981 — Pope John Paul ll seriously wounded by gunman, Vatican City

Excerpted from The 2009 Autonomedia Calendar of Jubilee Saints: Radical Heroes for the New Millennium by James Koehnline and the Autonomedia Collective

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