Category Archives: AD 1999

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 12

Queen of England for nine days, Lady Jane Grey was executed for treason. (1554) Cotton Mather, Puritan preacher who supported Salem Witch Trials, was born. (1663) The Great Northern War began in Northern Europe between Denmark, Norway, Saxony. and Russia, … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – January 23

War elephant corps of the Southern Han were defeated at Shao by crossbow fire from Song Dynasty troops. Southern Han state was forced to submit to the Song Dynasty. This was the first regular war elephant corps in Chinese army. … 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 16

St. Fursey, who had founded monasteries in England and Gaul, died. Many years earlier, Fursey, while seriously ill, had fallen into a trance in which he saw visions of heaven and hell that he recorded. These were among the sources … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – January 7

Lucian, Presbyter of Antioch, was tried and executed for his faith. (312 AD) Athanasius, a bishop of Alexandria, listed and arranged the books of the New Testament in a way that is still used today. He is more famous for … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – January 3

Joan of Arc was handed over to Bishop Pierre Cauchon. (1431) Leonardo da Vinci unsuccessfully tested a flying machine. (1496) Martin Luther was excommunicated from the Catholic Church. (1521) Shogunate warriors defeated Christian and peasant rebels who retreated to Shimabara where … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – January 2

Roman Emperor Diocletian ordered a slaughter of Christians at an English town which, because of the event, became known as Lichfield. Lichfield means field of corpses. (303 AD) The Alamanni crossed the frozen Rhine River in large numbers and invaded … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – December 31

80,000 Vandals, Alans, and Suebians crossed the Rhine at Mainz beginning an invasion of Gallia. (406 AD) Willem van Orange, leader of the Dutch Protestant revolt against Spain, demanded freedom of conscience/religion. (1564) British East India Company was chartered. (1600) … Continue reading

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