Category Archives: AD 2001

Today in HisStory – September 14

Bishop Cyprian said, “I am a Christian and cannot sacrifice to the gods. I heartily thank Almighty God who is pleased to set me free from the chains of this body.” Then he was beheaded. (258 AD) John Chrysostom, considered the … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – September 13

The temple of Jupiter on Rome’s Capitoline Hill was dedicated on the ides of September. (1509 BC) Building began on Hadrian’s Wall, Northern England. (122 AD) Church of the Holy Sepulchre was consecrated in Jerusalem. (335 AD) Francis of Assisi … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – February 19

Emperor Constantius II shut down all heathen temples. (356 AD) Medieval Iconoclastic Controversy ended as a council in Constantinople formally reinstated the veneration of icons in the churches. (842 AD) Nicolaus Copernicus is born in Torun, Poland. (1473) Miles Coverdale … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – February 18

Mongolian Emperor Kublai Khan died. (1294) Hernán Cortés left Cuba for the Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico with 11 ships and 500 men. (1519) Martin Luther died. (1546) Sculptor Michelangelo died. At the end, he asked his friends only to remember the death … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – February 17

Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian II agreed to pay tribute to the Ottoman Empire for peace. (1568) Giordano Bruno became the last heretic to be burned at the stake by the Roman Inquisition. (1591) Myles Standish was elected as the first … 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 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 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 15

Nebuchadnezzar II of Babylon laid siege to Jerusalem under Zedekiah’s reign, (588 BC) Paul of Thebes died at age of 113. He had been one of the earliest Christian hermits and friend of Antony of the Desert, and inspired many … Continue reading

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