Avignon Pope Benedict XIII (1328–1423)
was deposed as pope by the
Council of Constance.
1516 Martin Luther preached for the first
Glassius, German Lutheran theologian and encyclopedist,
died (b. 20 May 1593, Sondershausen, principality of
Johann Mentzer, hymnist, was born at Jahman, near
Rothenburg, Silesia (d. 24 February 1743). [German
Thilo, hymnist, died at Königsberg (b. 19 April 1607,
1681 During a bitter battle between
Scottish Episcopalians and Presbyterians, five Presbyterian
preachers were martyred in Edinburgh. The
Church of Scotland became Presbyterian permanently in
François Hippolyte Barthélémon, musician (violinist) and
composer, was born in Bordeaux, France (d. 23 July 1808,
S. Nusbaum, American Methodist clergyman and hymnist,
was born in Middlebury, Indiana (d. 27 December 1937,
1901 B. F.
(Brooke Foss) Westcott (b. 12 January 1825), English New
Testament textual scholar, died.
Karolina (“Lina”) Wilhelmina Sandell-Berg (b. 3 October 1832),
Swedish hymn writer, died.
1933 Arthur Stephen Paynter (b. 1862),
missions pioneer, died. In 1897 he and his wife, Agnes,
founded the India Christian Mission in the Kumoan District
of north India.
1967 Emil F. Mueller, Missouri Synod
missionary to Brazil from 1905 to 1922, died at Decatur,
Illinois (b. 19 November 1880, Amelith, Michigan). He
graduated from Concordia Seminary (Saint Louis) in 1905.
After serving in Brazil, he was a parish pastor in Strasburg
and Decatur, Illinois.