Category Archives: AD 1525

Today in HisStory – January 21

Agnes, a thirteen year old girl, was tortured and beheaded for refusing to renounce Christ. (304 AD) German King Heinrich IV petitioned Pope Gregory VII for forgiveness. (1077) History’s first Anabaptist baptismal service took place in Zurich, Switzerland. (1525) A … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – January 18

Nika uprising against Emperor Justinian in Constantinople failed. 30,000 were killed by troops loyal to the Emperor. (532 AD) The Zurich Council mandated that all infants must be baptized within eight days. Persecution of Anabaptists who believed in adult baptism … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – January 17

Antony of Egypt, known as the first monk, died at 105. (356 AD) Roman Emperor Theodosius divided the empire into western and eastern portions. (395 AD) Giovanni da Verrazzano began his voyage to find a passage to China. (1524) Zurich … Continue reading

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