Category Archives: AD 1972

Today in HisStory – March 8

Mount Etna, on the island of Sicily in modern-day Italy, erupted. It killed 20,000 people and left thousands more homeless over the next few weeks. (1669) The Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge had their first meeting. (1698) In The Spectator, English essayist … 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 28

Coronation ceremony of Liu Bang as Emperor Gaozu of Han took place. This initiated four centuries of the Han Dynasty’s rule over China. (203 BC) George Wishart, a Scottish reformer, was arrested by Roman Catholic authorities, and would be burned … 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 21

Joan of Arc withstood the first day of interrogation during her trial for heresy. (1430) The Prussian Confederation was formed. (1440) British poet Robert Southwell was hanged and quartered for treason for being a Catholic. (1595) Michael Romanov, son of … 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 15

Philosopher Socrates was sentenced to death by the city of Athens for corrupting the minds of the youth. (399 BC) According to traditional Christian calendar, Jesus was presented and circumcised at the temple. (1 AD) Khosrau II, the last great … 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 – 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 – 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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