Category Archives: AD 1835

Today in HisStory – February 26

Robert Drury, a Catholic priest, was hanged, drawn, and quartered in England for refusing to condemn his faith. (1607) Spanish Inquisition delivered an injunction to Galileo demanding he give up his belief in heliocentrism. (1616) Author Victor Hugo was born. … 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 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 29

Thomas Becket, Archbishop of Canterbury, was assassinated inside Canterbury Cathedral by four knights of English King Henry II. He was heard saying, “I am ready to die for my Lord, that in my blood the Church may obtain liberty and … 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 13

Lucy, a young Christian virgin, was executed for her faith. It was attempted to force her into prostitution, but she refused. (304 AD) Sir Francis Drake set sail from England to sail around world. (1577) The first American furs to be … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – December 1

Pope Leo X died. Under his reign, Luther and his followers separated from the Catholic church. (1521) Massachusetts became the first colony to give statutory recognition to slavery. (1641) First school in America to offer manual training courses opened in … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – November 30

Boniface was consecrated a bishop by Pope Gregory II for the work he did as a missionary to the Germans. (722) Cnut the Great Canute, King of Denmark, claimed the English throne after the death of King Edmund Ironside. (1016) … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – November 24

Catholics in Locarno, Switzerland ordered all Protestants who would not embrace Catholicism were exiled. (1555) John Knox, the most notable of the reformers of Scotland, died. (1572) Jeremiah Horrocks and William Crabtree first observed the transit of Venus. This discovery … Continue reading

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