Category Archives: AD 1947

Today in HisStory – September 15

First non-aristocratic free public school in Europe opened in Frascati, Italy. (1616) Mayflower Ship departed from Plymouth, England with 102 Pilgrims. (1620) Father Camillo Constanzo was martyred by being burned alive at Hirado, Japan as thousands witnessed by it. (1622) … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – March 12

After years in exile, Jews finished rebuilding the Temple of God. (515 BC) Pope Gregory the Great died. He was known for his Dialogues, his teachings, his revision of the worship service, and promulgation of Gregorian chant, and the evangelization … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – February 28

Coronation ceremony of Liu Bang as Emperor Gaozu of Han took place. This initiated four centuries of the Han Dynasty’s rule over China. (203 BC) George Wishart, a Scottish reformer, was arrested by Roman Catholic authorities, and would be burned … 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 17

Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian II agreed to pay tribute to the Ottoman Empire for peace. (1568) Giordano Bruno became the last heretic to be burned at the stake by the Roman Inquisition. (1591) Myles Standish was elected as the first … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – February 12

Queen of England for nine days, Lady Jane Grey was executed for treason. (1554) Cotton Mather, Puritan preacher who supported Salem Witch Trials, was born. (1663) The Great Northern War began in Northern Europe between Denmark, Norway, Saxony. and Russia, … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – February 3

Anskar, an early English or Irish missionary who had tried repeatedly to evangelize Scandinavia, died. (865 AD) Mongols surrounded the city of Vladimir, whose citizens, including Orthodox Christians, vowed to resist to the last man to defend God’s churches. (1238) … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – January 19

Vikings wiped out the monastery on the Isle of Iona. They allowed its monks to celebrate mass before slaying them. (825 AD) Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey, was executed in the Tower of London for treason. (1547) Reformed scholars issue … 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 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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