Category Archives: AD 1916

Today in HisStory – March 9

After being tortured and imprisoned, 40 Roman soldiers refused to denounce Christ and marched naked into ice cold water to be martyred, praying 40 would receive crowns of life. When one lost his nerve, a guard received Christ as his … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – March 1

Romulus, the first king of Rome, celebrates the first Roman triumph after his victory over the Caeninenses. (752 BC) Scottish reformation preacher George Wishart was martyred by being burned at the stake in England. He preached in churches and, when … 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 16

Pamphilius, church scholar who saved accurate copies of Scripture and records of church history, was beheaded for refusing to worship idols and renounce Christ. (309 AD) Pope Gregory the Great decreed saying “God bless You” is the correct response to … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – February 11

According to the traditional date, Emperor Jimmu founded Japan. (660 BC) Tiberius Claudius Caesar Britannicus, heir to the Roman Emperorship, died under mysterious circumstances in Rome. That cleared the way for Nero to become Emperor. (55 AD) Henry VIII was … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – January 18

Nika uprising against Emperor Justinian in Constantinople failed. 30,000 were killed by troops loyal to the Emperor. (532 AD) The Zurich Council mandated that all infants must be baptized within eight days. Persecution of Anabaptists who believed in adult baptism … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – January 10

Julius Caesar crossed the Rubicon, signaling the start of civil war. (49 BC) Fabian, a farmer visiting Rome, was elected pope. Tradition said a dove descended on him. He served until 250, when he was one of the first martyrs … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – January 8

Severinus, missionary to Austria, died (482 AD) Explorer Marco Polo died. (1324) In the bull Romanus Pontifex, Pope Nicholas V transferred Africa’s harbors, rivers, islands, and seas to Portugal’s rulers and granted Portugal the authority to sell infidels into slavery. (1455) … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – January 7

Lucian, Presbyter of Antioch, was tried and executed for his faith. (312 AD) Athanasius, a bishop of Alexandria, listed and arranged the books of the New Testament in a way that is still used today. He is more famous for … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – December 16

Catherine of Aragon, first wife of King Henry VIII, was born.  (1485) King Francois I ordered a renewed pursuit of Protestants. (1538) Mount Vesuvious, Italy erupted. It destroyed six villages and killed 4,000. (1631) Parliamentarian General Oliver Cromwell was appointed … Continue reading

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