Category Archives: AD 1949

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 – February 27

Constantine the Great was born. He was the first Roman emperor to be converted to the Christian faith. (280 AD) Saxony and Hesse formed the League of Gotha, league of Protestant princes. (1526) The First Helvetic Confession, also known as … 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 – 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 – 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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Today in HisStory – February 1

Brigit, one of the most beloved Irish saints, died. (523 AD) Teenager Edward III was crowned King of England, but the country was ruled by his mother Queen Isabella and her lover Roger Mortimer. (1327) Queen Elizabeth I of England signed the … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – January 26

Pentateuch, the Jewish Bible, was first printed as a book in Bologna, Italy. (1482) Spanish explorer Vicente Yanez Pinzon became the first European to set foot in Brazil. (1500) Lisbon was hit by an earthquake. Around 30,000 died. (1531) The … 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 20

Fabian, Bishop of Rome for fourteen years, was the first martyr by Emperor Decius who determined to smash Christianity. Almost 2,000 years later, Christianity is still strong. (250 AD) Bishop Simeon of Beth Ashram, from Arabia, traveled from the Lakhmid … Continue reading

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