Category Archives: AD 1669

Today in HisStory – March 8

Mount Etna, on the island of Sicily in modern-day Italy, erupted. It killed 20,000 people and left thousands more homeless over the next few weeks. (1669) The Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge had their first meeting. (1698) In The Spectator, English essayist … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – February 1

Brigit, one of the most beloved Irish saints, died. (523 AD) Teenager Edward III was crowned King of England, but the country was ruled by his mother Queen Isabella and her lover Roger Mortimer. (1327) Queen Elizabeth I of England signed the … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – January 20

Fabian, Bishop of Rome for fourteen years, was the first martyr by Emperor Decius who determined to smash Christianity. Almost 2,000 years later, Christianity is still strong. (250 AD) Bishop Simeon of Beth Ashram, from Arabia, traveled from the Lakhmid … Continue reading

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