Clement V (1264–1314) at the
Council at Vienna dissolved the military
of Knights Templar by an administrative ordinance (Vox
Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor, was born (d. 12
Johannes Magnus, last Catholic Archbishop of Sweden,
died (b. 19 March 1488).
(1528–1590) finished the Swabian
Concord, a forerunner of the Formula of Concord.
1594 The thirty-year war between the
Protestants and Catholics of France ended when
(1553–1610) took the throne.
1621 In colonial Massachusetts, the Plymouth
Colony made a treaty with the neighboring Indians that
both sides kept for fifty years.
Massachusetts Bay Colony outlawed the possession of
cards, dice and gaming tables.
1638 Religious dissident Anne
Hutchinson (1591–1643) was
expelled from Massachusetts Bay Colony.
Johann Konrad Dietrich, subdiaconus at Marburg, died (b.
1575). He wrote an exposition of Luther’s Small Catechism
that was used in the Missouri Synod for many years.
August Hermann Francke, founder of the Halle Institute,
welfare worker and educator, was born (d. 8 June 1727).
Jonathan Edwards, powerful preacher, evangelical
theologian and missionary to the American Indians, died (b.
5 October 1703).
Johann Kilian, Wendish Lutheran immigrant and pastor in
Serbin, Texas, was born in Dahlen, Saxony, Germany (d. 12
Joseph Philbrick Webster, American music teacher and
sacred music composer, was born in Manchester, New York (d.
18 January 1875, Elkhorn, Wisconsin).
Socrates Henkel, publisher of Lutheran books, was born
near Conover, North Carolina (d. 20 June 1901).
Edgar Page Stites, American Methodist frontier preacher
and missionary, was born in Cape May, New Jersey (d. 9
January 1921, Cape May, New Jersey).
Oftedal, professor of New Testament at Augsburg
Theological Seminary, was born in Stavanger, Norway (d. 30
Wilhelm Georg Christian Hattstädt,
pioneer Loehe missionary to America, died in Monroe,
Michigan (b. 29 August 1811, Langenzenn, Bavaria).
Ernst Moritz Buerger died (b. 17 February 1806, Saxony).
He immigrated to America with Martin Stephan and was a
charter member of the Missouri Synod.
August Wilhelm Schreiber, Lutheran missionary to
Indonesia, died (b. 8 November 1839, Bielefeld, Westphalia).