Category Archives: AD 1852

Today in HisStory – March 13

Ruderic and Salomon are executed in Cordoba on the charge of apostatizing from Islam. (857 AD) German king Koenraad II von Hohenstaufen was crowned. (1138) Hernán Cortés landed in Mexico. (1519) Cambridge College was renamed Harvard for clergyman John Harvard. … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – January 27

Rashidun Caliphate, then the largest empire in history, ended with death of Ali. (661 AD) Dante became a Florentine political exile. (1302) Scottish schoolmaster Dr. John Fian was burned for witchcraft at Castle Hill, Edinburgh by order King James VI. … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – January 15

Nebuchadnezzar II of Babylon laid siege to Jerusalem under Zedekiah’s reign, (588 BC) Paul of Thebes died at age of 113. He had been one of the earliest Christian hermits and friend of Antony of the Desert, and inspired many … 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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