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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