Felix IV (d. 530) was elected pope.
1191 The armies of the Third
Crusade (1189–1192), led by
England’s King Richard (“The Lionhearted”), captured the
Syrian seaport of Acre.
(Ottobuono de Fieschi, ca. 1205–1276)
was elected pope.
Desiderius Erasmus, Dutch scholar and the first editor
of the Greek New Testament, died in Basel (b. ca. 1466).
Ostrog Bible, the first Bible in
Old Church Slavonic, was printed in Ostroh, Ukraine by
Jonathan Friedrich Bahnmeier, professor, pastor, and
hymnist, was born at Oberstenfeld, Wuerttemberg (d. 18
1840 English preacher
Frederick William Robertson (1816–1853)
was ordained into the Anglican Church by the Bishop of
Smith (1805–1844), founder of
the Mormon church, announced that a divine revelation had
been given him sanctioning plural marriage.
Ralph Erskine Hudson, sacred music writer and publisher, was
born in Napoleon, Ohio (d. 14 June 1901, Cleveland, Ohio).
1857 “The Voice That Breathed O’er Eden”
was written by John Keble
(1792–1866), English clergyman and
poet and a prominent leader of the Oxford movement.
riot between Irish Catholics and Irish Protestants in
New York City left 52 dead and many wounded.
Parmele Judd, medical missionary to Hawaii, died in
Honolulu (b. 23 April 1803, Paris, New York).
Ottomar Fuerbringer, Saxon immigrant and early Missouri
Synod leader, died (b. 30 June 1810).
Peter Deyneka Sr., founder of The Slavic Gospel
Association, was born.
Carl Manthey Zorn, missionary to India and author, died
(b. 18 March 1846).
1931 Nathan Söderblom,
Archbishop of Uppsala and ecumenist, died (b. 15 January
1866, Trono, Sweden).
Olive Gruen (1883–1963),
Missouri Synod medical missionary, arrived in Taiwan.
Martin F. Walker, professor at Concordia College
(Bronxville, New York) and president of the Missouri Synod's
English District, died (b. 2 April 1877).