Category Archives: AD 1816

Today in HisStory – January 22

Vincent of Saragossa, Spain’s first famous martyr who had been starved, racked, exposed in the stocks, and partially roasted, died. (304 AD) Postal service between New York and Boston began. (1673) Prince William of Orange, future King William III of … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – December 28

Westminster Abbey was dedicated. (1065) Educator, Bible translator, and church reformer John Wycliffe suffered a paralyzing stroke while saying Mass. He died three days later. (1384) Galileo observed the planet Neptune, but he didn’t know it was a planet. (1612) … 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 – September 13

The temple of Jupiter on Rome’s Capitoline Hill was dedicated on the ides of September. (1509 BC) Building began on Hadrian’s Wall, Northern England. (122 AD) Church of the Holy Sepulchre was consecrated in Jerusalem. (335 AD) Francis of Assisi … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – July 27

Jesuit priest Francis Xavier’s ship reached Japan where he became the first Christian missionary in Japan. (1549) Sir Walter Raleigh brought the first tobacco to England from Virginia. (1589) Scottish preacher Donald Cargill was executed for leading Christians in Scotland to … Continue reading

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