Aquinas (ca. 1225–1274) was
finally reluctantly admitted as a doctor of theology by
schools whose rivalry strained their charity.
William Paget (1506–1563), an
ardent English Lutheran, again attempted to persuade Martin
Luther to side with Henry VIII of England in his divorce
Christian II (1481–1559)
established the Reformation in Denmark.
Paul Speratus, Luther’s co-worker who helped prepare the
first Protestant hymnal, died (b. 13 December 1484, Rötlen,
near Ellwangen). [German
1715 Nahum Tate,
hymnist, died (b. 1652).
Anthony Jacob Henkel, patriarch of the
Lutheran Henkel family in America, was killed by a fall
from his horse (b. 27 October 1668, Me[h]renberg, Nassau).
Archibald Alexander (1772–1851)
became the first professor of Princeton Theological
Frederick A. Gore-Ouseley, composer, was born in London
(d. 6 April 1889).
Blake (b. 28 November 1757), English poet and artist,
Barnby, musician and composer, was born in York, England
(d. 28 January 1896).
Katharine Lee Bates, U.S. English teacher, was born in
Falmouth, Massachusetts (d. 28 March 1929). The daughter and
granddaughter of Congregational ministers, she taught high
school for six years (1880–1886),
then taught at Wellesley College, where she later was made
head of the English Department. She is best remembered as
the author of "O Beautiful for Spacious Skies."
Russell Lowell (b. 22 February 1819), American poet and
Zenas Sanford Loftis, missionary to Tibet, died (b. 11
May 1881, Gainsboro, Tennessee).
1923 Casa Publicadora, Porto Alegre,
Brazil, was founded.
1942 William Cameron Townsend and L. L.
Legters incorporated the
Wycliffe Bible Translators in Glendale, California.
Juergen Ludwig Neve, Lutheran professor and author, died
(b. 7 June 1865, Silesia, Germany).