Category Archives: AD 1856

Today in HisStory – February 22

Indians introduced pilgrims to popcorn, (1630) Galileo’s Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems was published. (1632) George Washington was born in Westmoreland County, Virginia. (1732) British House of Lords ruled authors do not have perpetual copyright. (1774) First US ship … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – February 19

Emperor Constantius II shut down all heathen temples. (356 AD) Medieval Iconoclastic Controversy ended as a council in Constantinople formally reinstated the veneration of icons in the churches. (842 AD) Nicolaus Copernicus is born in Torun, Poland. (1473) Miles Coverdale … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – February 18

Mongolian Emperor Kublai Khan died. (1294) Hernán Cortés left Cuba for the Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico with 11 ships and 500 men. (1519) Martin Luther died. (1546) Sculptor Michelangelo died. At the end, he asked his friends only to remember the death … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – February 7

Edward of Caernarion, later Edward II, became the first English Prince of Wales. (1307) Solomon Stoddard accepted a call as pastor of Northampton Church, Massachusetts. He ministered there for fifty-five years. He also was the grandfather of Jonathan Edwards who … 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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