Category Archives: AD 1888

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 11

Goths laid siege to Rome. (537 AD) Muslims beheaded Bishop Elogius in Cordoba, Spain. (859 AD) New York’s English Deputies approved a new legal code guaranteeing all Protestants the right to practice their religious observances unhindered. (1665) US Army Corps … 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 – March 2

Louis V became King of the Franks. (986 AD) English King Charles I dissolved the Parliament, imprisoned nine members. (1629) American Revolutionary War: Americans began shelling British troops in Boston. (1776) Pennsylvania ended prohibition of theatrical performances. (1789) Evangelist John … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – January 30

Bathilde died. She was a Christian slave who rose to become queen and regent of France and worked to end slavery in France. (680 AD) Jews at Freilsburg, Germany were massacred. (1349) Gunther of Schwarzburg was chosen at the German … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – January 27

Rashidun Caliphate, then the largest empire in history, ended with death of Ali. (661 AD) Dante became a Florentine political exile. (1302) Scottish schoolmaster Dr. John Fian was burned for witchcraft at Castle Hill, Edinburgh by order King James VI. … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – January 13

Odo, Count of Paris, became King of the Franks. (888 AD) The Pope granted a papal sanction to the military order known as the Knights Templar, declaring it to be an army of God. (1128) The Act of Multipliers was … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – January 12

Gustav I, known as father of the nation of Sweden, was crowned King of Sweden. (1528) Bayinnaung was crowned King of Burma. He would go on to assemble the largest empire in the history of Southeast Asia. (1554) Governor John … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – January 3

Joan of Arc was handed over to Bishop Pierre Cauchon. (1431) Leonardo da Vinci unsuccessfully tested a flying machine. (1496) Martin Luther was excommunicated from the Catholic Church. (1521) Shogunate warriors defeated Christian and peasant rebels who retreated to Shimabara where … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – December 23

In the Byzantine-Arab Wars, Byzantine troops stormed city of Aleppo and recovered the tattered tunic of John the Baptist. (962 AD) Philip of Moscow, leader of the Russian Church, was martyred for speaking out against Ivan the Terrible’s mass executions. … Continue reading

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