Category Archives: AD 1996

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 27

Constantine the Great was born. He was the first Roman emperor to be converted to the Christian faith. (280 AD) Saxony and Hesse formed the League of Gotha, league of Protestant princes. (1526) The First Helvetic Confession, also known as … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – February 10

Apostle Paul may have been shipwrecked at Malta on this date. (60 AD) The St. Scholastica’s Day riot broke out in Oxford, England. In two days, it left 62 scholars and 30 locals dead. (1355) American Indians captured Mary Rowlandson … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – February 2

Giovanni da Plano Carpini set out for the heart of Mongol Asia to deliver the Gospel to Genghis Khan. (1246) Jordan of Trebizond was beheaded in Constantinople by Muslims. Accused of mocking their prophet, he refused to convert to Islam … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – January 26

Pentateuch, the Jewish Bible, was first printed as a book in Bologna, Italy. (1482) Spanish explorer Vicente Yanez Pinzon became the first European to set foot in Brazil. (1500) Lisbon was hit by an earthquake. Around 30,000 died. (1531) The … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – January 8

Severinus, missionary to Austria, died (482 AD) Explorer Marco Polo died. (1324) In the bull Romanus Pontifex, Pope Nicholas V transferred Africa’s harbors, rivers, islands, and seas to Portugal’s rulers and granted Portugal the authority to sell infidels into slavery. (1455) … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – January 6

Three Kings Day, the day wise men found Jesus, is celebrated on this date. (3 AD) St. Abo in Tsibili, Georgia was martyred. A Muslim perfumer from Baghdad, he had become a Christian and attempted to strengthen Christians and win … 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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Today in HisStory – December 23

In the Byzantine-Arab Wars, Byzantine troops stormed city of Aleppo and recovered the tattered tunic of John the Baptist. (962 AD) Philip of Moscow, leader of the Russian Church, was martyred for speaking out against Ivan the Terrible’s mass executions. … Continue reading

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