Category Archives: AD 1982

Today in HisStory – March 11

Goths laid siege to Rome. (537 AD) Muslims beheaded Bishop Elogius in Cordoba, Spain. (859 AD) New York’s English Deputies approved a new legal code guaranteeing all Protestants the right to practice their religious observances unhindered. (1665) US Army Corps … Continue reading

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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 – 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 16

St. Fursey, who had founded monasteries in England and Gaul, died. Many years earlier, Fursey, while seriously ill, had fallen into a trance in which he saw visions of heaven and hell that he recorded. These were among the sources … 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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