Category Archives: AD 2016

Today in HisStory – March 2

Louis V became King of the Franks. (986 AD) English King Charles I dissolved the Parliament, imprisoned nine members. (1629) American Revolutionary War: Americans began shelling British troops in Boston. (1776) Pennsylvania ended prohibition of theatrical performances. (1789) Evangelist John … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – February 16

Pamphilius, church scholar who saved accurate copies of Scripture and records of church history, was beheaded for refusing to worship idols and renounce Christ. (309 AD) Pope Gregory the Great decreed saying “God bless You” is the correct response to … 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 – February 2

Giovanni da Plano Carpini set out for the heart of Mongol Asia to deliver the Gospel to Genghis Khan. (1246) Jordan of Trebizond was beheaded in Constantinople by Muslims. Accused of mocking their prophet, he refused to convert to Islam … 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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