Category Archives: AD 1966

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 4

Nero was given the title princeps iuventutis, head of the youth. Later, he would become Roman Emperor and great persecutor of Christians, including the one who killed Peter, Paul, and other apostles, (51 AD) Saint Adrian of Nicomedia was martyred … 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 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 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 14

Mark Antony was born. (83 BC) Joan of Arc was born. (1412) Charles V and Francis I signed the Treaty of Madrid. Francis gave up claims to Burgundy, Italy and Flanders. (1526) Anabaptist preacher Leonhard Schiemer wa beheaded and burned … 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 2

Roman Emperor Diocletian ordered a slaughter of Christians at an English town which, because of the event, became known as Lichfield. Lichfield means field of corpses. (303 AD) The Alamanni crossed the frozen Rhine River in large numbers and invaded … 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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