Category Archives: AD 1981

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 – 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 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 – 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 22

Vincent of Saragossa, Spain’s first famous martyr who had been starved, racked, exposed in the stocks, and partially roasted, died. (304 AD) Postal service between New York and Boston began. (1673) Prince William of Orange, future King William III of … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – January 20

Fabian, Bishop of Rome for fourteen years, was the first martyr by Emperor Decius who determined to smash Christianity. Almost 2,000 years later, Christianity is still strong. (250 AD) Bishop Simeon of Beth Ashram, from Arabia, traveled from the Lakhmid … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – December 28

Westminster Abbey was dedicated. (1065) Educator, Bible translator, and church reformer John Wycliffe suffered a paralyzing stroke while saying Mass. He died three days later. (1384) Galileo observed the planet Neptune, but he didn’t know it was a planet. (1612) … Continue reading

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