Category Archives: AD 2017

Today in HisStory – March 14

In the Battle of Ivry, French King Henry IV beat the Catholic League during French Wars of Religion. (1590) Roger Williams was granted a British charter for Rhode Island. He later became the founder of the first baptist church in … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory March 3

Congress established the US Mint. (1791) First US internal revenue act was enacted. It taxed distilled spirits and carriages. (1791) Richard Allen founded the African Methodist Episcopal Church. (1794) First impeachment trial of a US federal judge, John Pickering, began. … Continue reading

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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 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 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 – January 31

Athanasius returned to Alexandria where he spent the last seven years of his life after having been exiled five times for his faith. (366 AD) Guy Fawkes, a chief conspirator in the plot to blow up the British Parliament building, … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – January 20

Fabian, Bishop of Rome for fourteen years, was the first martyr by Emperor Decius who determined to smash Christianity. Almost 2,000 years later, Christianity is still strong. (250 AD) Bishop Simeon of Beth Ashram, from Arabia, traveled from the Lakhmid … 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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