Category Archives: AD 1709

Today in HisStory – February 9

Apollonia of Alexandria, a Christian teenager, was ordered to deny Christ. Instead she threw herself in the fire a mob had built to martyr her. (249 AD) Puritan John Hooper was burned at the stake during Queen Mary’s reign. (1555) … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – February 2

Giovanni da Plano Carpini set out for the heart of Mongol Asia to deliver the Gospel to Genghis Khan. (1246) Jordan of Trebizond was beheaded in Constantinople by Muslims. Accused of mocking their prophet, he refused to convert to Islam … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – January 5

Anabaptist reformer Felix Manz was drowned in punishment for preaching adult baptism. This was the first Protestant in history to be martyred at the hands of other Protestants. (1527) The first legal divorce in the American colonies was when Anne … Continue reading

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