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Today in HisStory – March 15

Julius Caesar was stabbed to death by Marcus Junius Brutus, Gaius Cassius Longinus, Decimus Junius Brutus, and several other Roman senators on the Ides of March. (44 BC) St. Nicholas was born. (270 AD) Christopher Columbus returned to Spain after … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – March 14

In the Battle of Ivry, French King Henry IV beat the Catholic League during French Wars of Religion. (1590) Roger Williams was granted a British charter for Rhode Island. He later became the founder of the first baptist church in … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – March 13

Ruderic and Salomon are executed in Cordoba on the charge of apostatizing from Islam. (857 AD) German king Koenraad II von Hohenstaufen was crowned. (1138) Hernán Cortés landed in Mexico. (1519) Cambridge College was renamed Harvard for clergyman John Harvard. … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – March 12

After years in exile, Jews finished rebuilding the Temple of God. (515 BC) Pope Gregory the Great died. He was known for his Dialogues, his teachings, his revision of the worship service, and promulgation of Gregorian chant, and the evangelization … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – March 11

Goths laid siege to Rome. (537 AD) Muslims beheaded Bishop Elogius in Cordoba, Spain. (859 AD) New York’s English Deputies approved a new legal code guaranteeing all Protestants the right to practice their religious observances unhindered. (1665) US Army Corps … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – March 10

Dante, author of Divine Comedy, was exiled out of Italy. (1302) Anabaptist leader Balthasar Hubmaier was martyred by being burned at the stake. (1528) King Charles I of Great Britain dissolved Parliament. He recalled it 11 years later. (1629) Quaker William Penn … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – March 9

After being tortured and imprisoned, 40 Roman soldiers refused to denounce Christ and marched naked into ice cold water to be martyred, praying 40 would receive crowns of life. When one lost his nerve, a guard received Christ as his … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – March 8

Mount Etna, on the island of Sicily in modern-day Italy, erupted. It killed 20,000 people and left thousands more homeless over the next few weeks. (1669) The Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge had their first meeting. (1698) In The Spectator, English essayist … Continue reading

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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 – March 6

Artist Michelangelo Buonarroti was born. (1475) Magellan discovered Guam. (1521) In Germany, the Edict of Restitution ordered all church property secularized since 1552 be restored to the Roman Catholic Church. (1629) Poet Elizabeth Barrett Browning was born. (1806) Illinois passed … Continue reading

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