Category Archives: AD 1884

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 8

Mount Etna, on the island of Sicily in modern-day Italy, erupted. It killed 20,000 people and left thousands more homeless over the next few weeks. (1669) The Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge had their first meeting. (1698) In The Spectator, English essayist … 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 14

Valentine, a priest in Rome during the reign of Emperor Claudius II, was martyred by being beheaded. (270 AD) Slavic apostle, Cyril, was martyred. (869 AD) Bruno, missionary to Prussia, was martyred by Prussians. (1009) Orthodox monk Damian was martyred … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – February 1

Brigit, one of the most beloved Irish saints, died. (523 AD) Teenager Edward III was crowned King of England, but the country was ruled by his mother Queen Isabella and her lover Roger Mortimer. (1327) Queen Elizabeth I of England signed the … Continue reading

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