Angelina di Marsciano (b. 1377), an Italian nun and
abbess and a
beata of the Roman Catholic Church, died. She
founded a Third Order of Religious, known today as the
Franciscan Sisters of Blessed Angelina.
1519 The third session of the
Leipzig Debate between
(1486–1543) and Martin Luther
Taverner, Bible translator and English reformer, died
(b. ca. 1505).
1773 The first American Annual Conference
of the Methodist Church convened at St. George’s Church in
Matthew Bridges, English clergyman, was born in Essex,
England (d. 6 October 1894).
John Michael Steck, pioneer Lutheran pastor in Ohio and
Pennsylvania, died (b. 5 October 1756).
1833 Anglican clergyman John Keble
(1792–1866) preached his famous
sermon on the subject of national apostasy, marking the
beginning of the Oxford Movement in England.
Catholic Apostolic Church, a millenarian religious
community, was organized.
established a deaconess home in Pittsburgh, signaling the
beginning of Lutheran deaconess work in the U.S.
Johann August Wilhelm Neander, German church historian,
died (b. 17 January 1789).
Louis Wessel, a professor at Concordia Theological
Seminary (Springfield, Illinois), was born at Saint Louis,
Missouri (d. 31 January 1933).
Simeon B. Marsh (b. 1 June 1798), American Presbyterian
1892 The Baptist Young People’s Union held
its first annual national convention in Detroit, Michigan.
Organized the previous year, this new denominational
organization for young people was inspired by the founding
of the first official organization for church youth, called
Christian Endeavor Society, in 1881. It had been
established by Francis E. Clark, pastor of the
Congregational Church of Portland, Maine.
Eduard Louis Arndt (1864–1929) was commissioned as the
first LCMS missionary to China by the Evangelical Lutheran
Mission for China (which he helped found earlier the same
1930 Gustav Adolf Faudrey, a Lutheran
pastor in the Midwest and president of Evangelical Lutheran
Synod of Iowa and Other States, died.
1982 John Daniel died (b. 8 October 1912).
He graduated from Concordia Seminary (Saint Louis) in 1936.
From 1951 to 1961 he served as president of the Eastern
District Pastoral Conference of the Slovak Evangelical
Lutheran Church. From 1960 to 1968 he was president of the
Evangelical Lutheran Synodical Conference of North America.