Cancel Miranda, Rafael

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Name
Cancel Miranda, Rafael Gender: M
born on 18 July 1930 at 05:00 (= 05:00 AM )
Place Mayaguez, Puerto Rico, 18n12, 67w08
Timezone AST h4w (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Castellanos
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 25°00' s_mo.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 18°03 Asc.s_cancol.18.gif 10°26'



Biography

Political activist, member of the Puerto Rican Nationalist Party and an advocate of Puerto Rican independence. On 1 March 1954, Miranda together with fellow Nationalists Lolita Lebron, Andres Figueroa Cordero, and Irving Flores Rodriguez entered the United States Capitol building armed with automatic pistols and fired 30 shots. Five congressmen were hit, however all the representatives survived and Cancel Miranda, along with the other three members of his group were immediately arrested. Cancel Miranda was the only Nationalist out of the four to have been jailed in Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary, a Federal Bureau of Prisons federal prison.

On 6 September 1979 he was pardoned by Jimmy Carter.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Source Notes

Castellanos quotes birth certificate

Categories

  • Vocation : Politics : Activist/ political