Mikhail Alexandrovich Bakunin May 1814 – 1 July was a Russian revolutionary, philosopher, and theorist of collectivist anarchism. He has also often been called the father of anarchist theory in general.
On this day in 1703 English novelist Daniel Defoe was made to stand in the pillory for offending the government and church with his satire 'The Shortest Way With Dissenters'. Bystanders pelted him with flowers and drank to his health.
Gertrude Stein was an American art collector of seminal modernist paintings and an experimental writer of novels, poetry and plays that eschewed the narrative, linear, and temporal conventions of literature.
German Philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer Predicts the Economics of the Web and Modern Publishing
Max Weber: was a German political economist and sociologist who was considered one of the founders of the modern study of sociology and public administration. Max visited the United States and participated in the Congress of Arts and Sciences held in connection with the 1904 Exposition, where he lectured on "The Relations of the Rural Community to Other Branches of the Social Sciences."