Category Archives: AD 1855

Today in HisStory – March 8

Mount Etna, on the island of Sicily in modern-day Italy, erupted. It killed 20,000 people and left thousands more homeless over the next few weeks. (1669) The Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge had their first meeting. (1698) In The Spectator, English essayist … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory March 3

Congress established the US Mint. (1791) First US internal revenue act was enacted. It taxed distilled spirits and carriages. (1791) Richard Allen founded the African Methodist Episcopal Church. (1794) First impeachment trial of a US federal judge, John Pickering, began. … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – February 24

King Ethelbert of Kent in England died. He was converted to Christianity by St. Augustine. (616 AD) St Francis of Assisi received his vocation in Portiuncula Italy. (1208) Antibaptists voted to accept a confession of faith now known as the … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – February 3

Anskar, an early English or Irish missionary who had tried repeatedly to evangelize Scandinavia, died. (865 AD) Mongols surrounded the city of Vladimir, whose citizens, including Orthodox Christians, vowed to resist to the last man to defend God’s churches. (1238) … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – January 31

Athanasius returned to Alexandria where he spent the last seven years of his life after having been exiled five times for his faith. (366 AD) Guy Fawkes, a chief conspirator in the plot to blow up the British Parliament building, … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – January 28

Charlemagne, Emperor of Holy Roman Empire, died. One of the greatest rulers of all time, he was influential in church matters. (814 AD) German King Henry IV was absolved by Holy Roman Emperor Pope Gregory VII after his penitent Walk … Continue reading

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