Category Archives: AD 1874

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 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 12

Queen of England for nine days, Lady Jane Grey was executed for treason. (1554) Cotton Mather, Puritan preacher who supported Salem Witch Trials, was born. (1663) The Great Northern War began in Northern Europe between Denmark, Norway, Saxony. and Russia, … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – February 4

Rhabanus Maurus died. He was the author of first accurate and complete set of encyclopedias. (856 AD) John Rogers was burned at the stake becoming the first martyr of Bloody Mary’s reign. He had printed the first complete authorized English … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – January 1

New Year’s Day was celebrated on January first for the first time in history as the Julian Calendar went into effect. (45 BC) Origin of Christian Era started on the first day in AD. (1 AD) St. Basil died. He … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – November 30

Boniface was consecrated a bishop by Pope Gregory II for the work he did as a missionary to the Germans. (722) Cnut the Great Canute, King of Denmark, claimed the English throne after the death of King Edmund Ironside. (1016) … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – November 25

According to Archbishop James Ussher’s Old Testament Chronology, The Great Deluge, the flood from the Bible, happened on this date. (2348 BC) Thousands of Christians were massacred in present day Ethiopia. (523 AD) A deadly earthquake rocked Shemakha, in the … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – November 24

Catholics in Locarno, Switzerland ordered all Protestants who would not embrace Catholicism were exiled. (1555) John Knox, the most notable of the reformers of Scotland, died. (1572) Jeremiah Horrocks and William Crabtree first observed the transit of Venus. This discovery … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – November 18

Old St. Peter’s Basilica was consecrated in Rome. It stood 16th century when it was replaced by current Basilica. (326 AD) Pope Boniface VIII published Unam Sanctam, the first papal writing to decree that spiritual power took precedent over temporal … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – November 13

Second Council of Seville, the largest ever held in Spain, opened. Among its many decisions was a ruling baptism only required a single dipping and that hymns by authors such as Ambrose, with texts not taken directly from Scripture, were … Continue reading

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