Global Days of Remembrance

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Global Day of Remembrance

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William Sweet Global Day of Remembrance
January 6

William Sweet, LACS member: Murdered January 6, 1976 after altercation with man shooting birds. Assailant was jailed for life but has long been released.

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Ham Global Day of Remembrance
January 19

Ham – “was a chimpanzee and the first Hominidae launched into space, on 31 January 1961, as part of America’s space program. Ham’s name is an acronym for the lab which prepared him for his historic mission — the Holloman Aerospace Medical Center, located at Holloman Air Force Base in New Mexico.” “After the flight, Ham lived for 17 years in the National Zoo in Washington, D.C” – wikipedia
July 1956 – January 19, 1983

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Daniel Shaull

Daniel Shaull Global Day of Remembrance
January 27

Daniel Shaull died January 27, 2010 in Portland, Oregon after setting himself on fire at a fur store screaming; “There are animals dying! Animals dying!”  “He tried to run into the building,” said witness Mike Cheema who owns a food cart a few feet from where the incident occurred. “The door was locked. He couldn’t get in. He came right out screaming, ‘the world is ending, animals dying!’”

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Jill Phipps Global Day of Remembrance
February 1

Jill Phipps was a 31 year old British activist and mother, who was crushed to death under the wheels of a veal transporter during a protest against against live exports in Coventry. The driver of the transporter was never charged.

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Mik Hill Global Day of Remembrance
February 9

Mike Hill, Hunt Saboteur, was killed on the 9th of February 1991 at a meet of the Cheshire Beagles, he was deliberately run over, the driver was never charged despite handing himself in.  Mike was 18.

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Tom Worby Global Day of Remembrance
April 3
On the 3rd of April 1993, Tom Worby, a 15 year old saboteur attending his first foxhunt protest, was crushed under the wheels of the Cambridgeshire Fox Hunt’s hound van in an incident all too reminiscent of the killing of Mike Hill two years before. Again no action was taken against the driver.

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Britches Global Day of Remembrance
April 20, 1985
Liberated on April 20, 1985 by the Animal Liberation Front
About Britches – http://www.britches.org.uk/story.asp

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Elvio Fichera Global Day of Remembrance
May 12

Elvio Fichera, a volunteer for the Association of Abandoned Animals was murdered May 12, 2010 whilst trying, with police, to serve a warrant on Renzo Castagnola for cruelty to animals. Renzo Castagnola shot Elvio dead.

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Paola Quartini Global Day of Remembrance
May 12

Paola Quartini, animal activist for LIPU (Italian League for Bird Protection – UK) from Genoa, Italy was murdered May 12, 2010 whilst trying, with police, to serve a warrant on Renzo Castagnola for cruelty to animals. Renzo Castagnola shot him dead.

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Miss Baker

Miss Baker Global Day of Remembrance
May 28

Miss Baker died on May 28, 1959, a squirrel monkey, became the first monkey with Able to successfully return to Earth after traveling in space.

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Able Global Day of Remembrance
June 1

Able became the first monkey with Miss Baker to successfully return to Earth after traveling in space.
Flew – May 28, 1959
Died – June 1, 1959 while undergoing surgery to remove an infected medical electrode, from a reaction to the anesthesia

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Albert II Global Day of Remembrance
June 14

Albert II, second monkey in space.
Died on impact June 14, 1949

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Lennox Global Global Day of Remembrance
July 11, 2012

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Tyke Global Day of Remembrance
August 20

Life of Tyke 1974 – August 20, 1994

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Hilda Global Day of Remembrance
September 25, 1997

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Fernando Pereira, Greenpeace photographer: Murdered October 7, 1985 by the French Secret Service when the vessel “Rainbow Warrior” was sunk by two explosions, Auckland Harbour, New Zealand.

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Laika

Laika Global Day of Remembrance
November 3

1954 – November 3, 1957
Soviet Dog in Space and to first dog to orbit the Earth.

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Enos

Enos Global Day of Remembrance
November 4

Enos – was the second chimpanzee launched into space and the first chimpanzee to achieve Earth orbit.
Died – November 4, 1962

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Barry Horne Global Day of Remembrance
November 5

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Tilikum Global Day of Remembrance
November 9

Tilikum was born December 1981 and captured November 9, 1983.

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Sam Global Day of Remembrance
December 4

Sam – a rhesus monkey, who flew on the Little Joe 2 in the Mercury program to 53 miles high.
Flew in space – December 4, 1959

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William Rogers Global Day of Remembrance
December 21

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