Category Archives: AD 1775

Today in HisStory – September 1

North African bishops voted unanimously that Christians who lapsed under persecution must be rebaptized upon reentering the church. The vote led to a war of words between the North Africans and Rome, where Bishop Stephen disagreed. In behalf of the … Continue reading

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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 – January 25

English King Henry VIII married Anne Boleyn, his second wife. (1533) Muslims in Constantinople beheaded Auxentius who had refused to convert to Islam despite being beaten with an iron bar. (1720) American Revolutionary War: Americans dragged a cannon up hill to fight … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – January 23

War elephant corps of the Southern Han were defeated at Shao by crossbow fire from Song Dynasty troops. Southern Han state was forced to submit to the Song Dynasty. This was the first regular war elephant corps in Chinese army. … Continue reading

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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 – January 11

Jacob van Necks fleet left Bantam, Java with pepper, clove, and muskaat. (1599) American founding father and first US Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton was born. (1755) American Revolutionary War: Francis Salvador, the first Jew to hold an elected office in the … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – December 31

80,000 Vandals, Alans, and Suebians crossed the Rhine at Mainz beginning an invasion of Gallia. (406 AD) Willem van Orange, leader of the Dutch Protestant revolt against Spain, demanded freedom of conscience/religion. (1564) British East India Company was chartered. (1600) … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – December 22

After three years imprisonment with torture, Julian “The Little” Hernandez was burned to death in Seville, Spain for distributing Spanish language Bibles and Protestant literature and rejecting fasts and mortifications as a means of salvation. (1560) Hugh McKail, a Covenanter … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – December 16

Catherine of Aragon, first wife of King Henry VIII, was born.  (1485) King Francois I ordered a renewed pursuit of Protestants. (1538) Mount Vesuvious, Italy erupted. It destroyed six villages and killed 4,000. (1631) Parliamentarian General Oliver Cromwell was appointed … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – December 9

Deacon Robert Cushman preached the first recorded sermon on American soil and the first printed there. (1621) American Revolutionary War: Colonel Benedict Arnold and General Richard Montgomery led an American force in the siege of Quebec. (1775) American Revolutionary War: George … Continue reading

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