Category Archives: AD 1688

Today in HisStory – February 18

Mongolian Emperor Kublai Khan died. (1294) Hernán Cortés left Cuba for the Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico with 11 ships and 500 men. (1519) Martin Luther died. (1546) Sculptor Michelangelo died. At the end, he asked his friends only to remember the death … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – February 17

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

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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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Today in HisStory – August 31

St. Aidan of Lindisfarne, who evangelized Northumbria, England, died. (651 AD) Byzantine Empress Theodora became ill, died suddenly a few days later. She had no children to succeed the throne. This ended the Macedonian dynasty. (1056) This was the likely … Continue reading

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