Category Archives: AD 1995

Today in HisStory – March 5

Christian witness Adrianus was thrown to a lion in Palestine then slain with the sword. (310 AD) Roman Emperor Julian moved from Antioch with an army of 90,000 to attack the Sassanid Empire in a campaign which would bring about … 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 25

Anabaptist leader Jacob Hutter was hunted down and burned to death in Austria after being tortured, whipped, and immersed in freezing water to mock baptismal practices. (1536) Queen Elizabeth I of England was excommunicated by Pope Pius V for her … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – February 23

Polycarp, the last church leader personally taught by the apostles whose mentor was John the Apostle, was burned at the stake. (155 AD) The Great Persecution by Roman Emperor Diocletian began when Christians were dragged off and tortured to death, employing … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – January 4

Anna of Brittany announced all those who would ally with the King of France would be considered guilty of the crime of lese-majesty. (1490) Ferdinand of Austria, younger brother to Holy Roman Emperor Charles V, issued the first secular mandate … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – December 30

John Wycliffe, Bible scholar and translator, died. (1384) Wearing masks at balls was forbidden in Boston. (1809) Abraham Mills’ commission declared Abner Doubleday invented baseball. (1853) A dinner party was held inside a life-size model of an Iguanodon, ornithopod dinosaur, … Continue reading

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