Category Archives: AD 1857

Today in HisStory – September 15

First non-aristocratic free public school in Europe opened in Frascati, Italy. (1616) Mayflower Ship departed from Plymouth, England with 102 Pilgrims. (1620) Father Camillo Constanzo was martyred by being burned alive at Hirado, Japan as thousands witnessed by it. (1622) … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – September 1

North African bishops voted unanimously that Christians who lapsed under persecution must be rebaptized upon reentering the church. The vote led to a war of words between the North Africans and Rome, where Bishop Stephen disagreed. In behalf of the … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – March 6

Artist Michelangelo Buonarroti was born. (1475) Magellan discovered Guam. (1521) In Germany, the Edict of Restitution ordered all church property secularized since 1552 be restored to the Roman Catholic Church. (1629) Poet Elizabeth Barrett Browning was born. (1806) Illinois passed … 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 6

The first Spanish Inquisition was held when six men and six women, who refused to repent of alleged backsliding, were burned at the stake. (1481) Maximilian I was proclaimed Holy Roman Emperor. He was first Emperor in centuries not to … 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 31

80,000 Vandals, Alans, and Suebians crossed the Rhine at Mainz beginning an invasion of Gallia. (406 AD) Willem van Orange, leader of the Dutch Protestant revolt against Spain, demanded freedom of conscience/religion. (1564) British East India Company was chartered. (1600) … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – December 3

Cassian and Marcellus were beheaded for their bold stand for Christ. (298 AD) Roman Emperor Diocletian died. He was best remembered for The Diocletianic Persecution, the empire’s largest and bloodiest official persecution of Christianity. (311 AD) Under the leadership of John … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – October 24

Jane Seymour, consort of Henry VIII, died two weeks after giving birth to Prince Edward. She and her son promoted the Protestant Reformation in England. (1537) Spanish soldier Gil Perez was allegedly teleported from the Philippines to Mexico. (1593) Treaty … Continue reading

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