Category Archives: AD 1946

Today in HisStory – March 5

Christian witness Adrianus was thrown to a lion in Palestine then slain with the sword. (310 AD) Roman Emperor Julian moved from Antioch with an army of 90,000 to attack the Sassanid Empire in a campaign which would bring about … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – February 24

King Ethelbert of Kent in England died. He was converted to Christianity by St. Augustine. (616 AD) St Francis of Assisi received his vocation in Portiuncula Italy. (1208) Antibaptists voted to accept a confession of faith now known as the … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – January 22

Vincent of Saragossa, Spain’s first famous martyr who had been starved, racked, exposed in the stocks, and partially roasted, died. (304 AD) Postal service between New York and Boston began. (1673) Prince William of Orange, future King William III of … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – January 17

Antony of Egypt, known as the first monk, died at 105. (356 AD) Roman Emperor Theodosius divided the empire into western and eastern portions. (395 AD) Giovanni da Verrazzano began his voyage to find a passage to China. (1524) Zurich … 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 3

Joan of Arc was handed over to Bishop Pierre Cauchon. (1431) Leonardo da Vinci unsuccessfully tested a flying machine. (1496) Martin Luther was excommunicated from the Catholic Church. (1521) Shogunate warriors defeated Christian and peasant rebels who retreated to Shimabara where … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – January 1

New Year’s Day was celebrated on January first for the first time in history as the Julian Calendar went into effect. (45 BC) Origin of Christian Era started on the first day in AD. (1 AD) St. Basil died. He … 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 History – December 26

La Navidad, the first Spanish settlement in the New World, was founded by Columbus. (1492) William Shakespeare’s play King Lear was performed at the court of England’s King James I. (1606) Plymouth Colony was settled and construction was started by the … Continue reading

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