Category Archives: AD 1919

Today in HisStory – February 26

Robert Drury, a Catholic priest, was hanged, drawn, and quartered in England for refusing to condemn his faith. (1607) Spanish Inquisition delivered an injunction to Galileo demanding he give up his belief in heliocentrism. (1616) Author Victor Hugo was born. … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – February 25

Anabaptist leader Jacob Hutter was hunted down and burned to death in Austria after being tortured, whipped, and immersed in freezing water to mock baptismal practices. (1536) Queen Elizabeth I of England was excommunicated by Pope Pius V for her … 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 20

Rutherford, author Apology of Divine Grace which refuted salvation based on works, was exiled from England. (1636) US Postal Service Act creating US Postal Service was signed by US President George Washington. (1792) US Supreme Court ruled the federal government power was … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – February 14

Valentine, a priest in Rome during the reign of Emperor Claudius II, was martyred by being beheaded. (270 AD) Slavic apostle, Cyril, was martyred. (869 AD) Bruno, missionary to Prussia, was martyred by Prussians. (1009) Orthodox monk Damian was martyred … Continue reading

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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 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 16

St. Fursey, who had founded monasteries in England and Gaul, died. Many years earlier, Fursey, while seriously ill, had fallen into a trance in which he saw visions of heaven and hell that he recorded. These were among the sources … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – January 15

Nebuchadnezzar II of Babylon laid siege to Jerusalem under Zedekiah’s reign, (588 BC) Paul of Thebes died at age of 113. He had been one of the earliest Christian hermits and friend of Antony of the Desert, and inspired many … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – January 6

Three Kings Day, the day wise men found Jesus, is celebrated on this date. (3 AD) St. Abo in Tsibili, Georgia was martyred. A Muslim perfumer from Baghdad, he had become a Christian and attempted to strengthen Christians and win … Continue reading

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