Category Archives: AD 1984

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 6

Artist Michelangelo Buonarroti was born. (1475) Magellan discovered Guam. (1521) In Germany, the Edict of Restitution ordered all church property secularized since 1552 be restored to the Roman Catholic Church. (1629) Poet Elizabeth Barrett Browning was born. (1806) Illinois passed … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – February 18

Mongolian Emperor Kublai Khan died. (1294) Hernán Cortés left Cuba for the Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico with 11 ships and 500 men. (1519) Martin Luther died. (1546) Sculptor Michelangelo died. At the end, he asked his friends only to remember the death … 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 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 24

Claudius succeeded his nephew Caligula as Roman Emperor after Caligula’s assassination by Praetorian Guards. (41 AD) Belgium issued a mandate against the Mennonites because of their Anabaptist beliefs. (1539) Jonas Michaelius sailed for the New Netherlands, now the state of … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – December 19

According to Author Daniel Defoe, Robinson Crusoe left his island after 28 years. (1686) Benjamin Franklin under the name Richard Saunders began publication of Poor Richard’s Almanack. (1732) American Revolutionary War: Thomas Paine published his first essay. He wrote, “These are the … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – December 10

Martin Luther publicly burned papal edict demanding he recant. (1520) Kaspar Schwenkfeld, German theologian and reformer who influenced Anabaptist, Pietism, and Puritans, died. (1561) Italian archaeologist Antonio Bosio, known as Columbus of the Catacombs, first descended into the subterranean Christian … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – December 3

Cassian and Marcellus were beheaded for their bold stand for Christ. (298 AD) Roman Emperor Diocletian died. He was best remembered for The Diocletianic Persecution, the empire’s largest and bloodiest official persecution of Christianity. (311 AD) Under the leadership of John … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – November 30

Boniface was consecrated a bishop by Pope Gregory II for the work he did as a missionary to the Germans. (722) Cnut the Great Canute, King of Denmark, claimed the English throne after the death of King Edmund Ironside. (1016) … Continue reading

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