Category Archives: AD 1870

Today in HisStory – February 25

Anabaptist leader Jacob Hutter was hunted down and burned to death in Austria after being tortured, whipped, and immersed in freezing water to mock baptismal practices. (1536) Queen Elizabeth I of England was excommunicated by Pope Pius V for her … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – February 23

Polycarp, the last church leader personally taught by the apostles whose mentor was John the Apostle, was burned at the stake. (155 AD) The Great Persecution by Roman Emperor Diocletian began when Christians were dragged off and tortured to death, employing … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – February 17

Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian II agreed to pay tribute to the Ottoman Empire for peace. (1568) Giordano Bruno became the last heretic to be burned at the stake by the Roman Inquisition. (1591) Myles Standish was elected as the first … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – February 10

Apostle Paul may have been shipwrecked at Malta on this date. (60 AD) The St. Scholastica’s Day riot broke out in Oxford, England. In two days, it left 62 scholars and 30 locals dead. (1355) American Indians captured Mary Rowlandson … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – February 9

Apollonia of Alexandria, a Christian teenager, was ordered to deny Christ. Instead she threw herself in the fire a mob had built to martyr her. (249 AD) Puritan John Hooper was burned at the stake during Queen Mary’s reign. (1555) … 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 – 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 26

Pentateuch, the Jewish Bible, was first printed as a book in Bologna, Italy. (1482) Spanish explorer Vicente Yanez Pinzon became the first European to set foot in Brazil. (1500) Lisbon was hit by an earthquake. Around 30,000 died. (1531) The … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – January 25

English King Henry VIII married Anne Boleyn, his second wife. (1533) Muslims in Constantinople beheaded Auxentius who had refused to convert to Islam despite being beaten with an iron bar. (1720) American Revolutionary War: Americans dragged a cannon up hill to fight … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – January 20

Fabian, Bishop of Rome for fourteen years, was the first martyr by Emperor Decius who determined to smash Christianity. Almost 2,000 years later, Christianity is still strong. (250 AD) Bishop Simeon of Beth Ashram, from Arabia, traveled from the Lakhmid … Continue reading

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