Category Archives: AD 1866

Today in HisStory – March 4

Nero was given the title princeps iuventutis, head of the youth. Later, he would become Roman Emperor and great persecutor of Christians, including the one who killed Peter, Paul, and other apostles, (51 AD) Saint Adrian of Nicomedia was martyred … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – March 2

Louis V became King of the Franks. (986 AD) English King Charles I dissolved the Parliament, imprisoned nine members. (1629) American Revolutionary War: Americans began shelling British troops in Boston. (1776) Pennsylvania ended prohibition of theatrical performances. (1789) Evangelist John … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – February 13

Italian astronomer Galileo Galilei arrived in Rome for his trial before an Inquisition for professing belief that earth revolves around the Sun. (1633) Flemish missionary Joris van Geel departed to Congo. (1651) British Parliament adopted the Bill of Rights which … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – November 20

Diocletian offered amnesty to all Christians who would sacrifice to the Roman gods because his prisons were full. Very few did. (303 AD) English King Edmund was martyred by Danes for refusing to deny Christ. (869 AD) In Switzerland, John … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – October 15

Byzantine General Belisarius made his formal entry into Carthage, having conquered it from the Vandals. (533 AD) King Henry VIII of England ordered bowling lanes at Whitehall. (1520) The first ballet, Ballet Comique de la Reine, was staged in Paris. … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – October 6

William Tyndale was burned at the stake after being strangled by his executioner for translating the Bible into English. His last words were “Lord, open the king of England’s eyes.” Two years later, King Henry VIII ordered the Bible was … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – September 21

English King Richard I the Lion hearted was captured by Leopold V, Duke of Austria. (1192) King James I of England gave Sir Alexander Sterling a royal charter for colonisation of Nova Scotia. (1621) American Revolutionary War: Nathan Hale was arrested … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – September 6

Date Maya/Mesoamerican Long Count Calendar started dating. (3114 BC) First ship to circumnavigate the earth, Nao Victoria commanded by Ferdinand Magellan, returned to Spain. (1522) Anabaptist leader and evangelist George Blaurock was burned to death for heresy in Hapsburg, Germany. He … 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 – August 20

Venus and Jupiter were in conjunction. This is a possible astrological explanation for Star of Bethlehem. (2 AD) The Hungarian state was founded. (1000) Sixty Anabaptists leaders met for the Synod of Martyrs to discuss how to evangelize Europe. Within five years, … Continue reading

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