Category Archives: AD 1848

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 25

Anabaptist leader Jacob Hutter was hunted down and burned to death in Austria after being tortured, whipped, and immersed in freezing water to mock baptismal practices. (1536) Queen Elizabeth I of England was excommunicated by Pope Pius V for her … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – February 21

Joan of Arc withstood the first day of interrogation during her trial for heresy. (1430) The Prussian Confederation was formed. (1440) British poet Robert Southwell was hanged and quartered for treason for being a Catholic. (1595) Michael Romanov, son of … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – February 15

Philosopher Socrates was sentenced to death by the city of Athens for corrupting the minds of the youth. (399 BC) According to traditional Christian calendar, Jesus was presented and circumcised at the temple. (1 AD) Khosrau II, the last great … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – February 2

Giovanni da Plano Carpini set out for the heart of Mongol Asia to deliver the Gospel to Genghis Khan. (1246) Jordan of Trebizond was beheaded in Constantinople by Muslims. Accused of mocking their prophet, he refused to convert to Islam … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – January 24

Claudius succeeded his nephew Caligula as Roman Emperor after Caligula’s assassination by Praetorian Guards. (41 AD) Belgium issued a mandate against the Mennonites because of their Anabaptist beliefs. (1539) Jonas Michaelius sailed for the New Netherlands, now the state of … 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 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 5

Charlemagne became the sole King of the Franks after the death of his brother Carloman. (771 AD) 500 Jews of Nuremberg were massacred during Black Death Riots. (1349) The French Franc was created. (1360) Earthquake struck Naples. 35,000 died. (1456) … 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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