1415 Jerome of
Prague (1379–1416), a friend
of Bohemian reformer John Hus, was seized by church
authorities meeting at the Council of Constance.
Filippo Brunelleschi, founder of Renaissance
architecture, died (b. 1377).
da Vinci, Italian Renaissance artist, was born in
Florence, Italy (d. 2 May 1519).
1530 Martin Luther remained at Coburg
during the Diet of
Augsburg until 4 October 1530.
1531 This was the deadline given by
Charles V for the Lutherans to accept the
Robert Parsons (b. 24 June 1546), leader of the English
Gustavus Adolphus (1594–1632)
defeated Tilly, Flemish field marshal and commander in chief
of the Roman Catholic field forces at the outbreak of the
Thirty Years' War, on the Lech River.
1659 Simon Dach,
hymnist, died in Koenigsberg (b. 29 July 1605, Memel).
Jean Daillé, French Protestant
preacher and spokesman, died (b. 6 January 1594,
1729 German composer
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750)
conducted his first and only performance of his monumental
Passion of Our Lord Jesus Christ according to Saint
Matthew (the Saint Matthew Passion).
Altenburg Debate on church and ministry between C. F. W.
Walther and F. A. Marbach began.
George Henry Schodde, professor at Capital University,
was born in Allegheny, Pennsylvania (d. 15 September 1917).
Leila Naylor Morris, American Methodist minister's wife
and hymn writer, was born in Pennsville, Ohio (d. 23 July
1929, Auburn, New York).
Arnold, English poet, died (b. 24 December 1822).
Joseph Damien (b. 3 January 1840), Belgian Roman
Catholic missionary priest in Hawaii, died.
1892 Corrie ten
Boom, Dutch Christian devotional author and speaker, was
born (d. 15 April 1983).
1900 Ernest F. Scaer was born in Winfield,
Kansas (d. 3 December 1971). The son of Prof. Charles Scaer,
he graduated from Concordia Seminary (Saint Louis) in 1922
and did graduate work at Columbia University from 1922 to
1924. He served as an assistant at California Concordia
College (Oakland, California) from 1924 to 1926 and as a
professor there 1926 to 1944. He was dean of the school from
1944 to 1950, acting president from 1950 to 1952 and in 1956
and president from 1957 to 1965.
Mons Olson Wee, Norwegian Lutheran professor, died (b.
13 May 1871, Etne, Bremnes canton, Hordaland Co., Norway).
1946 An LCMS teacher training program was
begun in Nigeria.
John Theodore Mueller, professor and theologian at
Concordia Seminary (Saint Louis), died (b. 5 April 1885,
Town Freedom, Waseca County, Minnesota).
Otto Emanuel Melchior Sohn, professor at Concordia
Seminary (Saint Louis) died (b. 10 October 1894).