Catherine of Siena (1347–1380)
set out from Siena to coax the pope in Avignon, France, to
return the papacy to Rome.
1415 The final formulation of charges was
presented to the reformer Jan Hus of Bohemia by the
Council of Constance.
1429 Joan of Arc,
"Maid of Orleans," led the French to victory over the
English at Patay.
1546 Anne Askew
(1521–1546), an English Protestant,
was condemned. Racked and tortured for refusing to say that
priests could make bread into the body of Christ, she was
burned at Smithfield a month after her condemnation.
Johann Franck, German hymnist, died (b. 1 June 1618,
Ignaz Pleyel, religious composer, was born (d. 14
Richard Massie, hymn translator, was born in Chester,
England (d. 11 March 1887).
Peter Parker, missionary to China, was born in
Framingham, Massachusetts (d. 10 January 1888).
Hans Palladan (Paludan) Smith Schreuder, missionary to
South Africa, was born in Sogndal, Norway (d. 1882).
Samuel Longfellow, American clergyman and hymn writer
and brother of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, was born in
Portland, Maine (d. 3 October 1892).
Elizabeth C. Clephane, Scottish poetess, was born in
Edinburgh, Scotland (d. 19 February 1869, Bridgend House,
near Melrose, Roxburghshire, Scotland).
Daniel Landsmann, the first Missouri Synod Jewish
missionary, was born in Pinsk, Minsk, Russia (d. 13 May
William Bingham Tappan, promoter with American Sunday
School Union, died in West Needham, Massachusetts (b. 14
Knapp, hymnist, died in Stuttgart (b. 25 July 1798,
Carl Eduard Vehse, lay leader of the Saxon immigration
to Perry County, Missouri, in 1838–1839,
died (b. 1802 near Dresden, Saxony).
1880 Herman Henry Jonas was born in
Riverdale, Illinois (d. 23 March 1961, Nevada City,
California). He graduated from Concordia Seminary (Saint
Louis) in 1905 and served as a missionary in Nevada and
Northeastern California from 1905 to 1906. He became a
professor at California Concordia College (Oakland)
beginning in 1906, where he served until his retirement in
Josiah Irons, hymn translator, died (b. 12 September
1812, Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire, England).
Theodore L. Byington, missionary to Turkey, died (b. 15
1889 Oliver Harsted was born. He was a
graduate of Luther College (Decorah, Iowa) in 1914 and a
teacher at Luther Academy (Albert Lea, Minnesota) from 1914
to 1918). He became a professor at Concordia College (Saint
Paul, Minnesota) beginning in 1923.
Hermann Theodor Wangemann, German missiologist, died (b.
F. W. Herzberger (1859–1930)
was installed in Saint Louis as the first Missouri Synod
Franz Edward Mohn, one of the first two LCMS
missionaries to India, died (b. 4 November 1867 near
John H. Tietjen, president of Concordia Seminary (Saint
Louis) and Christ Seminary-Seminex, was born in New York
City (d. 15 February 2004).
1931 Wesley W. Isenberg, a graduate of Concordia
Seminary (Saint Louis) and professor for 40 years at
Concordia University Chicago (River Forest, Illinois),
translator of The Gospel of Philip in the Nag Hamadi
Library, was born in Chicago (d. 3 October 2005).
Dawson E. Trotman (b. 1906), founder and past president
of the Navigators, an interdenominational organization
headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colorado, died.
1984 W. Th. Janzow was installed as
interim president of Concordia Lutheran
Seminary (Edmonton, Alberta, Canada), and the
institution's first building was dedicated.