64 A fire in
Rome results in the first Christian persecution under
Godfrey of Bouillon (b. ca. 1060), French Crusader,
1323 Pope John
XXII (1249–1334) canonized
Italian philosopher and Dominican theologian Thomas
Aquinas (ca. 1225–1274).
Heinrich Bullinger, Swiss reformer, was born in the
Swiss canton of Argau (d. 17 September 1575, Zurich).
1520 Johann Eck and Alexander were chosen
to take the bull Exsurge
Domine to Germany.
Neumark, hymnist, died (b. 16 March 1621).
António Vieira (b. 6 February
1608), Portuguese Jesuit missionary, died.
Henry Lewis Baugher Sr., Lutheran educator and author,
was born in Adams County, Pennsylvania (d. 14 April 1868).
Beach Bradley, pioneer medical missionary to Thailand,
was born in Marcellus, New York (d. 1873).
William Makepeace Thackeray, English writer, was born (d. 24
Housman, hymnist, was born (d. 20 February 1959).
1870 The Roman dogma on papal
infallibility was defined by the
First Vatican Council.
Evangelical Lutheran Synodical Conference of North America met and organized its mission
effort to African Americans.
M. Hall (b. 4 June 1822), American Methodist hymn
Friedrich Fabri, inspector of the Rhenish Mission
Society and professor at Bonn, died at Würzburg,
Germany (b. 12 June 1824, Schweinfurt). [German
1949 Theodore S. Keyl (b. 5 August 1875,
Port Richmond, Staten Island, New York) died at Newark, New
Jersey. He attended Concordia College (Fort Wayne, Indiana),
Concordia College (Milwaukee) and Concordia Seminary (Saint
Louis), graduating in 1897. He held parishes in New Fane,
New York; Erie, Pennsylvania; North Plymouth, Massachusetts;
and Newark, New Jersey. From 1912 to 1915 he administered
the Martin Luther Orphanage in West Roxbury, Massachusetts.
He was the organizer and first president of the New Jersey
District of the Walther League and served for ten years as
circuit visitor in the Atlantic District. He retired in