Category Archives: AD 2012

Today in HisStory – March 13

Ruderic and Salomon are executed in Cordoba on the charge of apostatizing from Islam. (857 AD) German king Koenraad II von Hohenstaufen was crowned. (1138) Hernán Cortés landed in Mexico. (1519) Cambridge College was renamed Harvard for clergyman John Harvard. … 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 6

The first Spanish Inquisition was held when six men and six women, who refused to repent of alleged backsliding, were burned at the stake. (1481) Maximilian I was proclaimed Holy Roman Emperor. He was first Emperor in centuries not to … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – February 4

Rhabanus Maurus died. He was the author of first accurate and complete set of encyclopedias. (856 AD) John Rogers was burned at the stake becoming the first martyr of Bloody Mary’s reign. He had printed the first complete authorized English … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – December 28

Westminster Abbey was dedicated. (1065) Educator, Bible translator, and church reformer John Wycliffe suffered a paralyzing stroke while saying Mass. He died three days later. (1384) Galileo observed the planet Neptune, but he didn’t know it was a planet. (1612) … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – December 27

Spanish Crown issued the Laws of Burgos governing the conduct of settlers with regards to native Indians in the New World. (1512) Thomas Cartwright died. He was a Puritan author, educator, controversialist, and preacher who had frequently attacked practices of … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – December 14

Constantinople, the capital of the Byzantine Empire, was significantly damaged by a 6.4 magnitude earthquake. (557 AD) During St. Lucia’s Flood in Northwest Netherlands, the Zuiderzee seawall collapsed. 50,000 lives were lost. It was the fifth largest recorded flood in … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – November 23

Clement, fourth bishop of Rome, was martyred. (101 AD) Holy Roman Emperor Charlemagne arrived at Rome to investigate the alleged crimes of Pope Leo III. (800 AD) Flemish pretender to the English throne Perkin Warbeck was hanged for reportedly attempting … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – November 14

Gottfried Kirch discovered the Great Comet of 1680, now known as Kirch’s Comet or Newton’s Comet. (1680) Moby Dick by Herman Melville was published. (1851) US Civil War: Confederate Nathan Bedford Forrest was assigned to command of West Tennessee. (1863) Elizabeth Maria … 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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