Category Archives: AD 1998

Today in HisStory – September 15

First non-aristocratic free public school in Europe opened in Frascati, Italy. (1616) Mayflower Ship departed from Plymouth, England with 102 Pilgrims. (1620) Father Camillo Constanzo was martyred by being burned alive at Hirado, Japan as thousands witnessed by it. (1622) … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – March 15

Julius Caesar was stabbed to death by Marcus Junius Brutus, Gaius Cassius Longinus, Decimus Junius Brutus, and several other Roman senators on the Ides of March. (44 BC) St. Nicholas was born. (270 AD) Christopher Columbus returned to Spain after … 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 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 – February 15

Philosopher Socrates was sentenced to death by the city of Athens for corrupting the minds of the youth. (399 BC) According to traditional Christian calendar, Jesus was presented and circumcised at the temple. (1 AD) Khosrau II, the last great … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – February 3

Anskar, an early English or Irish missionary who had tried repeatedly to evangelize Scandinavia, died. (865 AD) Mongols surrounded the city of Vladimir, whose citizens, including Orthodox Christians, vowed to resist to the last man to defend God’s churches. (1238) … 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 22

Vincent of Saragossa, Spain’s first famous martyr who had been starved, racked, exposed in the stocks, and partially roasted, died. (304 AD) Postal service between New York and Boston began. (1673) Prince William of Orange, future King William III of … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – January 17

Antony of Egypt, known as the first monk, died at 105. (356 AD) Roman Emperor Theodosius divided the empire into western and eastern portions. (395 AD) Giovanni da Verrazzano began his voyage to find a passage to China. (1524) Zurich … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – January 5

Anabaptist reformer Felix Manz was drowned in punishment for preaching adult baptism. This was the first Protestant in history to be martyred at the hands of other Protestants. (1527) The first legal divorce in the American colonies was when Anne … Continue reading

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