Category Archives: AD 1840

Today in HisStory – February 16

Pamphilius, church scholar who saved accurate copies of Scripture and records of church history, was beheaded for refusing to worship idols and renounce Christ. (309 AD) Pope Gregory the Great decreed saying “God bless You” is the correct response to … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – January 29

Abbot Gildas, who gave us the earliest history we have of the British Celts, died. (570 AD) Priest Ulrich Zwingli presented Sixty-Seven Articles for the consideration of Zurich including these: The sum and substance of the Gospel is that our Lord … 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 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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Today in HisStory – January 1

New Year’s Day was celebrated on January first for the first time in history as the Julian Calendar went into effect. (45 BC) Origin of Christian Era started on the first day in AD. (1 AD) St. Basil died. He … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – December 15

Byzantine general Belisarius defeated the Vandals at the Battle of Ticameron. (533 AD) Bartolomeu Dias returned to Portugal after becoming first known European to sail round Cape of Good Hope. (1488) The press of Henri Estienne in Paris published Jacobus … Continue reading

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