Wednesday, October 21, 2015

October 21st, 2015 - This Day In Anarchist History

Today is October 21st, 2015. Here are the past events of importance to anarchist history for this calendar day:

1894 – French anarchists incite a revolt on the penal colony of Île Saint-Joseph, French Guyana
1920 – Anarchist general Kim Jwa-jin draws Japanese forces into an ambush, leading to the victory of Korean nationalists in the Battle of Chingshanli
1921 – Europe sees mass protests (pictured) in support of the imprisoned anarchists Sacco and Vanzetti
1949 – Spanish anarchist and anti-fascist insurgent Miguel García is arrested, later to be tried and sentenced to death for resisting the Franco regime
1981 – Black anarchist Kuwasi Balagoon is finally captured by the state following the Brinks robbery

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