Category Archives: AD 1955

Today in HisStory – February 13

Italian astronomer Galileo Galilei arrived in Rome for his trial before an Inquisition for professing belief that earth revolves around the Sun. (1633) Flemish missionary Joris van Geel departed to Congo. (1651) British Parliament adopted the Bill of Rights which … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – February 10

Apostle Paul may have been shipwrecked at Malta on this date. (60 AD) The St. Scholastica’s Day riot broke out in Oxford, England. In two days, it left 62 scholars and 30 locals dead. (1355) American Indians captured Mary Rowlandson … 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 2

Giovanni da Plano Carpini set out for the heart of Mongol Asia to deliver the Gospel to Genghis Khan. (1246) Jordan of Trebizond was beheaded in Constantinople by Muslims. Accused of mocking their prophet, he refused to convert to Islam … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – January 31

Athanasius returned to Alexandria where he spent the last seven years of his life after having been exiled five times for his faith. (366 AD) Guy Fawkes, a chief conspirator in the plot to blow up the British Parliament building, … 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 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 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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Today in HisStory – December 5

Charlemagne became the sole King of the Franks after the death of his brother Carloman. (771 AD) 500 Jews of Nuremberg were massacred during Black Death Riots. (1349) The French Franc was created. (1360) Earthquake struck Naples. 35,000 died. (1456) … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – December 1

Pope Leo X died. Under his reign, Luther and his followers separated from the Catholic church. (1521) Massachusetts became the first colony to give statutory recognition to slavery. (1641) First school in America to offer manual training courses opened in … Continue reading

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