called Audas, a Persian bishop, was martyred at Ledan, Persia,
and is commemorated on this date.
the Navigator, founder of a Celtic monastery in Clonfert,
Ireland, died (b. ca. 484).
1204 During the
Fourth Crusade Count
Baldwin IX (1172–1205) of Flanders was crowned the first
Latin Emperor in Constantinople.
Willems, an Anabaptist, was burned at the stake.
Pope Innocent XI was born (d. 12 August 1689).
Erasmus Arends, pastor and member of a Pietistic school of
poets, died in Halberstadt (b. 5 February 1677). [German
Henry Christian Helmuth, pioneer American Lutheran author, was born
in Helmstedt (d. 5 February 1825).
Ravalli, Roman Catholic missionary to the Indians in
Montana, was born in Ferrara, Italy (d. 2 October 1884).
Armstrong (1805–1860) arrived in Hawaii.
1835 A few men met in David Nasmith's
little home to found the London
City Mission. Nasmith (1799–1839) had already founded the
world's first city mission in Glasgow nine years earlier.
Johannes Georg Emil Wacker, pastor and rector of a
deaconess institution, was born in Kotzenbuell, near Toenning
(d. 2 April 1913).
Adam Bischoff, professor at Concordia College (Fort Wayne,
Indiana), was born in Saint Louis (d. 11 September 1916).
Henry Mann, English church organist and composer, was born
in Norwich, England (d. 19 November 1929, Cambridge,
Heinrich Graf (b. 1815), German Protestant Old Testament
Werner Georg Kümmel, German United
Evangelical New Testament scholar, was born at Heidelberg
(d. 9 July 1995).
He taught at the universities of Marburg, Zurich and Mainz
and it the author of Introduction to the New Testament (19th
Pope Benedict XV (1854–1922)
Joan of Arc (ca. 1412–1431) as
Nicholas Lenker, statistician and historian who translated
some of Luther's Works into English, died (b. 28 November
1858, Sunbury, Pennsylvania).
Foot Moore (b. 15 October 1851), American Old Testament scholar,
Alington, scholar, writer and hymnist, died at Saint Weonards,
Herefordshire, England (b. 22 October 1872).
1959 The constituting convention of the
Wabag Lutheran Church (now known as the Gutnius
Lutheran Church) in Papua New Guinea began.
1967 Tennessee repealed its "monkey law"
(the Butler Act) against the teaching of evolution that had
led to the