Category Archives: AD 1642

Today in HisStory – March 1

Romulus, the first king of Rome, celebrates the first Roman triumph after his victory over the Caeninenses. (752 BC) Scottish reformation preacher George Wishart was martyred by being burned at the stake in England. He preached in churches and, when … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – January 10

Julius Caesar crossed the Rubicon, signaling the start of civil war. (49 BC) Fabian, a farmer visiting Rome, was elected pope. Tradition said a dove descended on him. He served until 250, when he was one of the first martyrs … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – January 8

Severinus, missionary to Austria, died (482 AD) Explorer Marco Polo died. (1324) In the bull Romanus Pontifex, Pope Nicholas V transferred Africa’s harbors, rivers, islands, and seas to Portugal’s rulers and granted Portugal the authority to sell infidels into slavery. (1455) … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – January 4

Anna of Brittany announced all those who would ally with the King of France would be considered guilty of the crime of lese-majesty. (1490) Ferdinand of Austria, younger brother to Holy Roman Emperor Charles V, issued the first secular mandate … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – December 25

Christ was born according to calendar-maker Dionysius Exiguous. (1 AD) The first possible celebration of Christmas took place. (337 AD) First definite date Christmas was celebrated on Dec 25th took place. (352 AD) Clovis, the first French Christian king, and … Continue reading

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