Category Archives: AD 1997

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 – February 28

Coronation ceremony of Liu Bang as Emperor Gaozu of Han took place. This initiated four centuries of the Han Dynasty’s rule over China. (203 BC) George Wishart, a Scottish reformer, was arrested by Roman Catholic authorities, and would be burned … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – February 24

King Ethelbert of Kent in England died. He was converted to Christianity by St. Augustine. (616 AD) St Francis of Assisi received his vocation in Portiuncula Italy. (1208) Antibaptists voted to accept a confession of faith now known as the … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – February 22

Indians introduced pilgrims to popcorn, (1630) Galileo’s Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems was published. (1632) George Washington was born in Westmoreland County, Virginia. (1732) British House of Lords ruled authors do not have perpetual copyright. (1774) First US ship … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – February 11

According to the traditional date, Emperor Jimmu founded Japan. (660 BC) Tiberius Claudius Caesar Britannicus, heir to the Roman Emperorship, died under mysterious circumstances in Rome. That cleared the way for Nero to become Emperor. (55 AD) Henry VIII was … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – December 29

Thomas Becket, Archbishop of Canterbury, was assassinated inside Canterbury Cathedral by four knights of English King Henry II. He was heard saying, “I am ready to die for my Lord, that in my blood the Church may obtain liberty and … 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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Today in HisStory – December 18

In the Battle of the Trebia, Hannibal’s Carthaginian outnumbered army heavily defeated Roman forces on Italian soil. (218 BC) Kublai Khan renamed his empire Yuan marking the start of the Yuan Dynasty of China. (1271) John Philpot, before being martyred … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – November 19

Christopher Columbus discovered Puerto Rico. (1493) Mayflower reached Cape Cod and explored the coast. (1620) Richard Baxter defies the English law forbidding him to preach, “preaching as never sure to preach again, and as a dying man to dying men.” … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – November 1

Council of Chalcedon ended. It was the fourth and largest of the early general councils and determined Christ had two natures, the human and the divine. (451 AD) All Saints Day or Hallow’s Day was made compulsory by Pope Gregory … Continue reading

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