Category Archives: AD 1956

Today in HisStory – September 14

Bishop Cyprian said, “I am a Christian and cannot sacrifice to the gods. I heartily thank Almighty God who is pleased to set me free from the chains of this body.” Then he was beheaded. (258 AD) John Chrysostom, considered the … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – September 13

The temple of Jupiter on Rome’s Capitoline Hill was dedicated on the ides of September. (1509 BC) Building began on Hadrian’s Wall, Northern England. (122 AD) Church of the Holy Sepulchre was consecrated in Jerusalem. (335 AD) Francis of Assisi … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – February 6

The first Spanish Inquisition was held when six men and six women, who refused to repent of alleged backsliding, were burned at the stake. (1481) Maximilian I was proclaimed Holy Roman Emperor. He was first Emperor in centuries not to … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – January 30

Bathilde died. She was a Christian slave who rose to become queen and regent of France and worked to end slavery in France. (680 AD) Jews at Freilsburg, Germany were massacred. (1349) Gunther of Schwarzburg was chosen at the German … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – January 21

Agnes, a thirteen year old girl, was tortured and beheaded for refusing to renounce Christ. (304 AD) German King Heinrich IV petitioned Pope Gregory VII for forgiveness. (1077) History’s first Anabaptist baptismal service took place in Zurich, Switzerland. (1525) A … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – January 12

Gustav I, known as father of the nation of Sweden, was crowned King of Sweden. (1528) Bayinnaung was crowned King of Burma. He would go on to assemble the largest empire in the history of Southeast Asia. (1554) Governor John … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – January 9

St. Adrian of Canterbury, an African minister, died. Well-educated, he had made Canterbury a center of learning for the British isles. (710 AD) 700 Jews of Basel, Switzerland were burned alive in their houses. (1349) Judges’ investigations for the trial … 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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