Category Archives: AD 1718

Today in HisStory – January 17

Antony of Egypt, known as the first monk, died at 105. (356 AD) Roman Emperor Theodosius divided the empire into western and eastern portions. (395 AD) Giovanni da Verrazzano began his voyage to find a passage to China. (1524) Zurich … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – November 22

Nominoe, the first King of all Brittany, defeated Frankish King Charles the Bald at the Battle of Ballon near Redon. (845 AD) Portuguese navigator Vasco da Gama rounded Cape of Good Hope on way to first voyage from Europe to … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory September 10

Captain John Smith became the first council president of Jamestown. (1608) Carlo Spinola, an Italian Jesuit, was roasted alive for his faith at Nagasaki. (1622) The Collegiate School at New Haven, Connecticut changed its name to Yale. (1718) Moravians first … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – August 25

Council of Nicaea ended with the adoption of the Nicene Creed establishing the doctrine of the Holy Trinity. (325 AD) Children’s crusade under Nicolas age 10 reached Genoa. (1212) Archbishop Langton met with several barons and the prelates of England … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – July 30

In Prague, anti-Catholic Hussites, followers of executed reformer Jan Hus, stormed Prague Townhall and threw the judge, mayor, and several city council members out the windows. All of them died in the fall or were killed by the crowd outside. … Continue reading

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