Category Archives: AD 1777

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 5

In Japan, General Toyotomi Hideyoshi crucified 26 Christians. The martyrs sang hymns on their crosses. One was a boy of only ten. Thirty-three-year-old Paul Miki preached salvation from his cross.  (1597) Roger Williams, founder of Rhode Island and champion of … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – January 18

Nika uprising against Emperor Justinian in Constantinople failed. 30,000 were killed by troops loyal to the Emperor. (532 AD) The Zurich Council mandated that all infants must be baptized within eight days. Persecution of Anabaptists who believed in adult baptism … 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 16

St. Fursey, who had founded monasteries in England and Gaul, died. Many years earlier, Fursey, while seriously ill, had fallen into a trance in which he saw visions of heaven and hell that he recorded. These were among the sources … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – January 15

Nebuchadnezzar II of Babylon laid siege to Jerusalem under Zedekiah’s reign, (588 BC) Paul of Thebes died at age of 113. He had been one of the earliest Christian hermits and friend of Antony of the Desert, and inspired many … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – January 3

Joan of Arc was handed over to Bishop Pierre Cauchon. (1431) Leonardo da Vinci unsuccessfully tested a flying machine. (1496) Martin Luther was excommunicated from the Catholic Church. (1521) Shogunate warriors defeated Christian and peasant rebels who retreated to Shimabara where … Continue reading

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