Category Archives: AD 1885

Today in HisStory March 3

Congress established the US Mint. (1791) First US internal revenue act was enacted. It taxed distilled spirits and carriages. (1791) Richard Allen founded the African Methodist Episcopal Church. (1794) First impeachment trial of a US federal judge, John Pickering, began. … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – February 21

Joan of Arc withstood the first day of interrogation during her trial for heresy. (1430) The Prussian Confederation was formed. (1440) British poet Robert Southwell was hanged and quartered for treason for being a Catholic. (1595) Michael Romanov, son of … 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 – January 4

Anna of Brittany announced all those who would ally with the King of France would be considered guilty of the crime of lese-majesty. (1490) Ferdinand of Austria, younger brother to Holy Roman Emperor Charles V, issued the first secular mandate … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – December 19

According to Author Daniel Defoe, Robinson Crusoe left his island after 28 years. (1686) Benjamin Franklin under the name Richard Saunders began publication of Poor Richard’s Almanack. (1732) American Revolutionary War: Thomas Paine published his first essay. He wrote, “These are the … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – November 16

According to early Christian theologian Clement of Alexandria, Jesus was born. (3 AD) Second and final revision of the Codex Justinianus, Roman Code of Law was published. (534 AD) St. Margaret, Queen of Scotland, whose faith brought Christianity to many … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – November 11

Seeing that restoration of Latin literature was impossible after manuscripts had been destroyed by invaders, English King Alfred took his first step toward creating a vernacular literature two centuries before other western European nations did the same with their native languages. … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – November 10

Caliph Ja’far al Mutawakkil executed Constantine, King of Georgia, because he refused to embrace Islam. The Turks hanged his body from a high pillar to intimidate other Christian believers. (852 AD) Conrad I was elected King of Germany. (911 AD) … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – October 29

King Cyrus the Great of Persia marchee into Babylon, freed Jewish captives, and allowed them to return home. (539 BC) The international day of Cyrus the Great, king of Persia, was the day he declared the first charter of human … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – October 25

Chrysanthus and Daria were martyred when pagans stoned them for being Christians. (283 AD) The Council of Ephesus replaced Nestorius, patriarch of Constantinople, with Maximianus, a new patriarch. Nestorius had been anathematized for holding the belief that two separate persons … Continue reading

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