1895 — Mikhail Bakhtin lives. Great Russian Cultural theorist of carnival & rebellion. Russian literary theorist & philosopher of language whose wide-ranging ideas significantly influence Western thinking in cultural history, linguistics, literary theory, & aesthetics.
1936 — Spain: The Republic's government (along with the four new anarcho-syndicalist ministers) flees Madrid for the safety of Valencia. The populace of Madrid's response is the cry of "Long live Madrid without government!" 
1965 — Bill Graham's first: San Francisco Mime Troupe Appeal party at Graham's Calliope Ballroom. The Jefferson Airplane the Fugs, Warlocks, Committee, Lawrence Ferlinghetti entertained the benefit to raise money for San Francisco Mime Troupe, busted for performing in a park without a permit. 
1970 — France: Henri Jeanson dies. Journaliste, pamphlétaire, dialoguiste de cinéma et pacifiste libertaire. Part of a young group of anarchist bent which included Robert Desnos, Rirette Maitrejean, Armand Salacrou, & George Limbour, drawn together by their passion for art & literature.
2007 — Zimbabwe: Maria Moyo, an activist and a founding member of Women of Zimbabwe Arise, dies due to pneumonia worsened by being arrested and tortured by police. "Moyo leaves behind a husband, nine children, and 12 grandchildren."