Category Archives: AD 1609

Today in HisStory – December 4

Drops of molten silver injured the Shroud of Turin during a fire. (1532) Ottoman Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent occupied Baghdad. (1534) 38 colonists from Berkeley Parish in England disembarked in Virginia and gave thanks to God. This is considered by … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – October 19

George Abbot, Archbishop of Canterbury, was born. He played a major part in translating the 1611 King James Version of the Bible. (1562) Jacob Arminius, theologian who espoused Arminianism, died. (1609) John Woolman, American Quaker reformer, was born. His writing … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory October 12

The army of Cyrus the Great of Persia overtook Babylon. (539 BC) King John of England lost his crown jewels in The Wash, probably near Fosdyke, perhaps near Sutton Bridge. (1216) 180 Jews refused baptism in Munich Germany and were … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – September 4

Romulus Augustulus, last Western Roman Emperor, abdicated after forces led by Odoacer invaded Rome. This became known as the end of the Western Roman Empire. (476 AD) Catholic rebellion took place in Scotland. (1571) Henry Hudson became the first European … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – August 28

Oldest city in the US, St Augustine Florida, was established. (1565) Henry Hudson discovered explored the Delaware Bay. (1609) Elizabeth Ann Bayley is born in New York City. She was the first American born Roman Catholic saint. (1777) William Herschel … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – August 25

Council of Nicaea ended with the adoption of the Nicene Creed establishing the doctrine of the Holy Trinity. (325 AD) Children’s crusade under Nicolas age 10 reached Genoa. (1212) Archbishop Langton met with several barons and the prelates of England … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – August 8

Tower of Antonia in Jerusalem was destroyed by Romans. (70 AD) Venetian Senate examined Galileo Galilei’s telescope. (1609) US Congress adopted the silver dollar and decimal system of money. (1786) The First African Baptist Church of Boston was organized with twenty … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – July 29

During the Battle of Gravelines, the Spanish Armada was damaged and scattered by the English fleet. (1588) Samuel de Champlain shot and killed two Iroquois chiefs at Ticonderoga, New York. This led to French-Iroquois conflicts for the next 150 years. (1609) … Continue reading

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