Category Archives: AD 1890

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 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 2

Roman Emperor Diocletian ordered a slaughter of Christians at an English town which, because of the event, became known as Lichfield. Lichfield means field of corpses. (303 AD) The Alamanni crossed the frozen Rhine River in large numbers and invaded … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – December 31

80,000 Vandals, Alans, and Suebians crossed the Rhine at Mainz beginning an invasion of Gallia. (406 AD) Willem van Orange, leader of the Dutch Protestant revolt against Spain, demanded freedom of conscience/religion. (1564) British East India Company was chartered. (1600) … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – December 29

Thomas Becket, Archbishop of Canterbury, was assassinated inside Canterbury Cathedral by four knights of English King Henry II. He was heard saying, “I am ready to die for my Lord, that in my blood the Church may obtain liberty and … Continue reading

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