Category Archives: AD 1886

Today in HisStory – August 19

Roman General Andrew and 2,593 Romans soldiers he’d led to Christ were tortured and executed for their faith. None recanted. (302 AD) King James I of Aragon censored Hebrew writing. (1263) Father Thomas Bilney was burned at the stake for … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – March 6

Artist Michelangelo Buonarroti was born. (1475) Magellan discovered Guam. (1521) In Germany, the Edict of Restitution ordered all church property secularized since 1552 be restored to the Roman Catholic Church. (1629) Poet Elizabeth Barrett Browning was born. (1806) Illinois passed … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – February 13

Italian astronomer Galileo Galilei arrived in Rome for his trial before an Inquisition for professing belief that earth revolves around the Sun. (1633) Flemish missionary Joris van Geel departed to Congo. (1651) British Parliament adopted the Bill of Rights which … 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 – January 29

Abbot Gildas, who gave us the earliest history we have of the British Celts, died. (570 AD) Priest Ulrich Zwingli presented Sixty-Seven Articles for the consideration of Zurich including these: The sum and substance of the Gospel is that our Lord … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – January 5

Anabaptist reformer Felix Manz was drowned in punishment for preaching adult baptism. This was the first Protestant in history to be martyred at the hands of other Protestants. (1527) The first legal divorce in the American colonies was when Anne … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – October 28

Constantine defeated the army of Maximitius and became emperor of Rome after having a vision of the cross. Soon after that, he became the first emperor to embrace Christianity. (312 AD) Christopher Columbus discovered Cuba and claimed it for Spain. (1492) The first university … Continue reading

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