Aquinas (b. ca. 1225), greatest philosopher and
theologian of the Medieval church, died.
Henry VIII’s (1491–1547)
request to divorce Catherine of Aragon.
1638 Colonial churchwoman Anne
Hutchinson (1591–1643) and
nineteen other exiles from Massachusetts Bay Colony settled
in Rhode Island at the site of modern Portsmouth.
Birgitte Katerine Boye, Danish hymnist, was born in
Gentofte, Denmark (d. 17 October 1824).
1782 Ohio Territory militiamen began a
two-day massacre of the Moravian-founded Indian settlement
(modern New Philadelphia, Ohio).
Gottfried Wilhelm Fink, composer, was born at Sulza,
Thuringia (d. 27 August 1846, Halle).
British and Foreign Bible Society was organized.
William Ward, English Baptist missionary to India and a
printer, died (b. 20 October 1769, Derby, England).
Alfred Edersheim, English biblical scholar, was born in
Vienna, Austria (d. 16 March 1889).
Theodor Christlieb, theologian, was born at Birkenfeld,
Wuerttemberg (d. 15 August 1889, Bonn). [German
Thomas Rawson Taylor, hymnist, died at Airedale, England
(b. 9 May 1807, Ossett, near Wakefield, Yorkshire, England).
James Mills Thoburn, missionary to India, was born in
Saint Clairsville, Ohio (d. 28 November 1922).
Osler, hymnist, died (b. 31 January 1798, Falmouth,
Charles Armand Miller, Lutheran pastor in the eastern
United States, was born in Sheperdstown, West Virginia (d.
10 September 1917).
Peter Cameron Scott, American pioneer missionary and
founder of the African Inland Mission, was born (d. 8
John William Carl Janzow, president of the Evangelical
Lutheran Church of Australia, was born in Lewiston,
Minnesota (d. 20 July 1949).
Christian Keysser, Lutheran missionary to New Guinea,
was born in Geroldsgruen, Bavaria, Germany (d. 14 December
Marmaduke Nathaniel Carter, an African American LCMS
pastor in Chicago, was born in Hanover Court, Virginia (d.
14 October 1961).
Paul Louis Dannenfeldt, chairman of the Missouri Synod's
Armed Forces Commission, was born in Bennett, Nebraska (d.
14 August 1971).
Wilhelm Heinrich Berkemeier, Lutheran missionary to
immigrants, died (b. 18 October 1820).
James William Richard, Reformation historian, died (b.
14 February 1843 near Winchester, Virginia).
1964 At a Roman parish church, Pope Paul
VI (1897–1978) celebrated mass
in Italian instead of Latin, implementing one of the most
significant changes of the Second Vatican Council-worship in