Category Archives: AD 1969

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 17

Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian II agreed to pay tribute to the Ottoman Empire for peace. (1568) Giordano Bruno became the last heretic to be burned at the stake by the Roman Inquisition. (1591) Myles Standish was elected as the first … 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 5

In Japan, General Toyotomi Hideyoshi crucified 26 Christians. The martyrs sang hymns on their crosses. One was a boy of only ten. Thirty-three-year-old Paul Miki preached salvation from his cross.  (1597) Roger Williams, founder of Rhode Island and champion of … 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 27

Rashidun Caliphate, then the largest empire in history, ended with death of Ali. (661 AD) Dante became a Florentine political exile. (1302) Scottish schoolmaster Dr. John Fian was burned for witchcraft at Castle Hill, Edinburgh by order King James VI. … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – January 18

Nika uprising against Emperor Justinian in Constantinople failed. 30,000 were killed by troops loyal to the Emperor. (532 AD) The Zurich Council mandated that all infants must be baptized within eight days. Persecution of Anabaptists who believed in adult baptism … 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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