Ezra (Abraham ben Meir ibn Ezra), Jewish poet,
grammarian and commentator, died (b. 1092 or 1093, Toledo,
1546 Martin Luther left Wittenberg to travel to
Mansfeld to settle
“a petty quarrel between the petty
counts” of the town for the third
Johannes Honter, reformer of Transylvania, died (b.
1498, Kronstadt [Brasov], Transylvania).
1789 A Catholic academy, now
Georgetown University, was founded by Father John
Carroll in Washington, D.C., as the first Roman Catholic
college in America.
Johann Adam Hügli, one of the founders of the Lutheran
School for the Deaf in Detroit and president of the Northern
District of the Missouri Synod, was born in Hassloch in the
Palatinate (d. 12 April 1904, Detroit, Michigan).
(b. 31 March 1770, Cambridge, Massachusetts), printer and
newspaper editor, died in Philadelphia.
Knut Olafson Lundeberg, president of the Church of
Lutheran Brethren, was born in Kviteseid, Telemark, Norway
(d. 6 June 1942).
Albert Herrman Miller, professor at the Missouri Synod
teachers seminary at Addison, Illinois, and later when the
school was moved to River Forest, was born in Terryville,
Connecticut (d. 30 July 1959, Oak Park, Illinois).
(b. 12 June 1819), English socialist and Christian novelist,
Karl Martin Willkomm, president of Saxon Lutheran Free
Church, was born (d. 1946).
Johann Friedrich Bünger, founder of the Lutheran
hospital in Saint Louis, as well as an orphans home and home
for the elderly, and also president of the Western District
of the Missouri Synod, died at Saint Louis, Missouri (b. 2
Phillips Brooks, an American Episcopal clergyman, the
bishop of Massachusetts, a staunch abolitionist, a
substitute evangelist for D. L. Moody and a hymnist, died
(b. 13 December 1835).
Francis (Franz) Arnold Hoffmann, one of the founding
members of the Missouri Synod, a teacher, pastor, statesman
and co-founder of Republican Party, died (b. 5 June 1822).
Max H. Zschiegner, LCMS missionary to China, died at
Wanhsien, China (b. 9 September 1897, Wellsville, New York).
New Tribes Mission was incorporated in Los Angeles,
California, by Paul W. Fleming.
Philippine Lutherans convened to organize a church body.
1997 George W. Bornemann died in Oviedo, Florida
(b. 22 February 1915). He graduated from Concordia Seminary
(Saint Louis) in 1940 and served as a pastor in Oakmount,
Pennsylvania; Buffalo, New York; Toronto, Ontario; and
Elmhurst, Illinois. He was vice-president and president of
the English District of the Missouri Synod from 1976 to
1984. He also served as a counselor to the LLL, LWML and
Walther League and as a member of the Missouri Synod Armed
Forces Commission and Commission on Theology and Church
Relations. He retired in 1982.