Category Archives: AD 1648

Today in HisStory – January 24

Claudius succeeded his nephew Caligula as Roman Emperor after Caligula’s assassination by Praetorian Guards. (41 AD) Belgium issued a mandate against the Mennonites because of their Anabaptist beliefs. (1539) Jonas Michaelius sailed for the New Netherlands, now the state of … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – December 23

In the Byzantine-Arab Wars, Byzantine troops stormed city of Aleppo and recovered the tattered tunic of John the Baptist. (962 AD) Philip of Moscow, leader of the Russian Church, was martyred for speaking out against Ivan the Terrible’s mass executions. … Continue reading

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