Category Archives: AD 1900

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 14

In the Battle of Ivry, French King Henry IV beat the Catholic League during French Wars of Religion. (1590) Roger Williams was granted a British charter for Rhode Island. He later became the founder of the first baptist church in … 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 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 27

Constantine the Great was born. He was the first Roman emperor to be converted to the Christian faith. (280 AD) Saxony and Hesse formed the League of Gotha, league of Protestant princes. (1526) The First Helvetic Confession, also known as … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – February 22

Indians introduced pilgrims to popcorn, (1630) Galileo’s Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems was published. (1632) George Washington was born in Westmoreland County, Virginia. (1732) British House of Lords ruled authors do not have perpetual copyright. (1774) First US ship … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – February 5

In Japan, General Toyotomi Hideyoshi crucified 26 Christians. The martyrs sang hymns on their crosses. One was a boy of only ten. Thirty-three-year-old Paul Miki preached salvation from his cross.  (1597) Roger Williams, founder of Rhode Island and champion of … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – February 2

Giovanni da Plano Carpini set out for the heart of Mongol Asia to deliver the Gospel to Genghis Khan. (1246) Jordan of Trebizond was beheaded in Constantinople by Muslims. Accused of mocking their prophet, he refused to convert to Islam … 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 28

Westminster Abbey was dedicated. (1065) Educator, Bible translator, and church reformer John Wycliffe suffered a paralyzing stroke while saying Mass. He died three days later. (1384) Galileo observed the planet Neptune, but he didn’t know it was a planet. (1612) … Continue reading

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