Category Archives: AD 1918

Today in HisStory – September 14

Bishop Cyprian said, “I am a Christian and cannot sacrifice to the gods. I heartily thank Almighty God who is pleased to set me free from the chains of this body.” Then he was beheaded. (258 AD) John Chrysostom, considered the … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – September 1

North African bishops voted unanimously that Christians who lapsed under persecution must be rebaptized upon reentering the church. The vote led to a war of words between the North Africans and Rome, where Bishop Stephen disagreed. In behalf of the … 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 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 8

Mount Etna, on the island of Sicily in modern-day Italy, erupted. It killed 20,000 people and left thousands more homeless over the next few weeks. (1669) The Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge had their first meeting. (1698) In The Spectator, English essayist … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – March 4

Nero was given the title princeps iuventutis, head of the youth. Later, he would become Roman Emperor and great persecutor of Christians, including the one who killed Peter, Paul, and other apostles, (51 AD) Saint Adrian of Nicomedia was martyred … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – February 23

Polycarp, the last church leader personally taught by the apostles whose mentor was John the Apostle, was burned at the stake. (155 AD) The Great Persecution by Roman Emperor Diocletian began when Christians were dragged off and tortured to death, employing … 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 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 – February 8

According to The Handbook of Biblical Chronology, Apostle Paul left Malta to sail to Rome. (58 AD) As Roman troops surrounded the church in Alexandria, Egypt, Bishop Athanasius escaped for the third time. (356 AD) Revolution broke out in Basel, … Continue reading

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