Category Archives: 02 February

Today in HisStory – March 7

Christians Perpetua and Felicitas  and five others were martyred by being thrown to wild beast as they joyfully praised God and encouraged other believers. (202 AD) Roman Emperor Constantine I decreed the dies Solis Invicti, sun-day, was the day of … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – February 28

Coronation ceremony of Liu Bang as Emperor Gaozu of Han took place. This initiated four centuries of the Han Dynasty’s rule over China. (203 BC) George Wishart, a Scottish reformer, was arrested by Roman Catholic authorities, and would be burned … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – February 27

Constantine the Great was born. He was the first Roman emperor to be converted to the Christian faith. (280 AD) Saxony and Hesse formed the League of Gotha, league of Protestant princes. (1526) The First Helvetic Confession, also known as … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – February 26

Robert Drury, a Catholic priest, was hanged, drawn, and quartered in England for refusing to condemn his faith. (1607) Spanish Inquisition delivered an injunction to Galileo demanding he give up his belief in heliocentrism. (1616) Author Victor Hugo was born. … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – February 25

Anabaptist leader Jacob Hutter was hunted down and burned to death in Austria after being tortured, whipped, and immersed in freezing water to mock baptismal practices. (1536) Queen Elizabeth I of England was excommunicated by Pope Pius V for her … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – February 24

King Ethelbert of Kent in England died. He was converted to Christianity by St. Augustine. (616 AD) St Francis of Assisi received his vocation in Portiuncula Italy. (1208) Antibaptists voted to accept a confession of faith now known as the … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – February 23

Polycarp, the last church leader personally taught by the apostles whose mentor was John the Apostle, was burned at the stake. (155 AD) The Great Persecution by Roman Emperor Diocletian began when Christians were dragged off and tortured to death, employing … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – February 22

Indians introduced pilgrims to popcorn, (1630) Galileo’s Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems was published. (1632) George Washington was born in Westmoreland County, Virginia. (1732) British House of Lords ruled authors do not have perpetual copyright. (1774) First US ship … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – February 21

Joan of Arc withstood the first day of interrogation during her trial for heresy. (1430) The Prussian Confederation was formed. (1440) British poet Robert Southwell was hanged and quartered for treason for being a Catholic. (1595) Michael Romanov, son of … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – February 20

Rutherford, author Apology of Divine Grace which refuted salvation based on works, was exiled from England. (1636) US Postal Service Act creating US Postal Service was signed by US President George Washington. (1792) US Supreme Court ruled the federal government power was … Continue reading

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