Category Archives: AD 1968

Today in HisStory – March 1

Romulus, the first king of Rome, celebrates the first Roman triumph after his victory over the Caeninenses. (752 BC) Scottish reformation preacher George Wishart was martyred by being burned at the stake in England. He preached in churches and, when … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – February 26

Robert Drury, a Catholic priest, was hanged, drawn, and quartered in England for refusing to condemn his faith. (1607) Spanish Inquisition delivered an injunction to Galileo demanding he give up his belief in heliocentrism. (1616) Author Victor Hugo was born. … 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 23

Polycarp, the last church leader personally taught by the apostles whose mentor was John the Apostle, was burned at the stake. (155 AD) The Great Persecution by Roman Emperor Diocletian began when Christians were dragged off and tortured to death, employing … 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 11

According to the traditional date, Emperor Jimmu founded Japan. (660 BC) Tiberius Claudius Caesar Britannicus, heir to the Roman Emperorship, died under mysterious circumstances in Rome. That cleared the way for Nero to become Emperor. (55 AD) Henry VIII was … 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 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 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 23

War elephant corps of the Southern Han were defeated at Shao by crossbow fire from Song Dynasty troops. Southern Han state was forced to submit to the Song Dynasty. This was the first regular war elephant corps in Chinese army. … Continue reading

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