Category Archives: AD 1881

Today in HisStory – March 13

Ruderic and Salomon are executed in Cordoba on the charge of apostatizing from Islam. (857 AD) German king Koenraad II von Hohenstaufen was crowned. (1138) Hernán Cortés landed in Mexico. (1519) Cambridge College was renamed Harvard for clergyman John Harvard. … Continue reading

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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 – 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 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 5

In Japan, General Toyotomi Hideyoshi crucified 26 Christians. The martyrs sang hymns on their crosses. One was a boy of only ten. Thirty-three-year-old Paul Miki preached salvation from his cross.  (1597) Roger Williams, founder of Rhode Island and champion of … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – February 2

Giovanni da Plano Carpini set out for the heart of Mongol Asia to deliver the Gospel to Genghis Khan. (1246) Jordan of Trebizond was beheaded in Constantinople by Muslims. Accused of mocking their prophet, he refused to convert to Islam … 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 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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