Global Days of Remembrance
Global Day of Remembrance
Topsy the Elephant killed by T.Edison
William Sweet Global Day of Remembrance
William Sweet, LACS member: Murdered January 6, 1976 after altercation with man shooting birds. Assailant was jailed for life but has long been released.
Ham Global Day of Remembrance
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
Daniel Shaull Global Day of Remembrance
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!’”
Jill Phipps Global Day of Remembrance
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.
Mik Hill Global Day of Remembrance
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.
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
Elvio Fichera Global Day of Remembrance
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.
Paola Quartini Global Day of Remembrance
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.
Miss Baker Global Day of Remembrance
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.
Able Global Day of Remembrance
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
Albert II Global Day of Remembrance
Albert II, second monkey in space.
Died on impact June 14, 1949
Lennox Global Global Day of Remembrance
July 11, 2012
Tyke Global Day of Remembrance
Life of Tyke 1974 – August 20, 1994
Hilda Global Day of Remembrance
September 25, 1997
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.
Laika Global Day of Remembrance
1954 – November 3, 1957
Soviet Dog in Space and to first dog to orbit the Earth.
Enos Global Day of Remembrance
Enos – was the second chimpanzee launched into space and the first chimpanzee to achieve Earth orbit.
Died – November 4, 1962
Barry Horne Global Day of Remembrance
Tilikum Global Day of Remembrance
Tilikum was born December 1981 and captured November 9, 1983.
William Rogers Global Day of Remembrance