Category Archives: AD 1959

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 – March 9

After being tortured and imprisoned, 40 Roman soldiers refused to denounce Christ and marched naked into ice cold water to be martyred, praying 40 would receive crowns of life. When one lost his nerve, a guard received Christ as his … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory March 3

Congress established the US Mint. (1791) First US internal revenue act was enacted. It taxed distilled spirits and carriages. (1791) Richard Allen founded the African Methodist Episcopal Church. (1794) First impeachment trial of a US federal judge, John Pickering, began. … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – February 16

Pamphilius, church scholar who saved accurate copies of Scripture and records of church history, was beheaded for refusing to worship idols and renounce Christ. (309 AD) Pope Gregory the Great decreed saying “God bless You” is the correct response to … 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 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 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 – 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 29

Abbot Gildas, who gave us the earliest history we have of the British Celts, died. (570 AD) Priest Ulrich Zwingli presented Sixty-Seven Articles for the consideration of Zurich including these: The sum and substance of the Gospel is that our Lord … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – January 13

Odo, Count of Paris, became King of the Franks. (888 AD) The Pope granted a papal sanction to the military order known as the Knights Templar, declaring it to be an army of God. (1128) The Act of Multipliers was … Continue reading

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