Today in HisStoryHistory is really His Story. God is at work throughout history. This today in history site is compiled by Tamera Lynn Kraft. It isn't complete but highlights interesting events in history from a Christian perspective.
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Emperor Constantius II shut down all heathen temples. (356 AD) Medieval Iconoclastic Controversy ended as a council in Constantinople formally reinstated the veneration of icons in the churches. (842 AD) Nicolaus Copernicus is born in Torun, Poland. (1473) Miles Coverdale … Continue reading →
Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian II agreed to pay tribute to the Ottoman Empire for peace. (1568) Giordano Bruno became the last heretic to be burned at the stake by the Roman Inquisition. (1591) Myles Standish was elected as the first … Continue reading →
Valentine, a priest in Rome during the reign of Emperor Claudius II, was martyred by being beheaded. (270 AD) Slavic apostle, Cyril, was martyred. (869 AD) Bruno, missionary to Prussia, was martyred by Prussians. (1009) Orthodox monk Damian was martyred … Continue reading →