Category Archives: AD 1790

Today in HisStory – March 1

Romulus, the first king of Rome, celebrates the first Roman triumph after his victory over the Caeninenses. (752 BC) Scottish reformation preacher George Wishart was martyred by being burned at the stake in England. He preached in churches and, when … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – February 11

According to the traditional date, Emperor Jimmu founded Japan. (660 BC) Tiberius Claudius Caesar Britannicus, heir to the Roman Emperorship, died under mysterious circumstances in Rome. That cleared the way for Nero to become Emperor. (55 AD) Henry VIII was … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – February 1

Brigit, one of the most beloved Irish saints, died. (523 AD) Teenager Edward III was crowned King of England, but the country was ruled by his mother Queen Isabella and her lover Roger Mortimer. (1327) Queen Elizabeth I of England signed the … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – January 30

Bathilde died. She was a Christian slave who rose to become queen and regent of France and worked to end slavery in France. (680 AD) Jews at Freilsburg, Germany were massacred. (1349) Gunther of Schwarzburg was chosen at the German … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – January 8

Severinus, missionary to Austria, died (482 AD) Explorer Marco Polo died. (1324) In the bull Romanus Pontifex, Pope Nicholas V transferred Africa’s harbors, rivers, islands, and seas to Portugal’s rulers and granted Portugal the authority to sell infidels into slavery. (1455) … 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 – December 20

Suleiman the Magnificent accepted the surrender of the surviving Knights of Rhodes, who were allowed to evacuate. Eventually they settled in Malta, become known as the Knights of Malta. (1522) Katharina von Bora Luther, wife of Martin Luther, reformer, and … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – December 19

According to Author Daniel Defoe, Robinson Crusoe left his island after 28 years. (1686) Benjamin Franklin under the name Richard Saunders began publication of Poor Richard’s Almanack. (1732) American Revolutionary War: Thomas Paine published his first essay. He wrote, “These are the … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – December 11

Llywelyn ab Gruffydd/Llywelyn the Last, the last native Prince of Wales, was killed at Cilmeri, near Builth Wells, in South Wales. He reigned from 1259. (1282) Martin Luther said no man could be saved unless he renounced the rule of … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – December 6

St. Nicholas died. (343 AD) Thomas Aquinas had a vision of Christ. (1273) Thomas Pride prevented 96 presbyterians from sitting in the English parliament. (1648) Father Louis Hennepin, visiting the Niagara Falls, drew the first known sketch of the awe-inspiring … Continue reading

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