523 John I (d.
526) was consecrated pope.
1587 The first American Indian converted
to Protestantism was baptized.
Manteo was baptized by members of Sir Walter Raleigh’s
expedition to Roanoke, Virginia. Raleigh later named him
Lord of Roanoke.
Johann Andreas Quenstedt, Lutheran theologian, professor
and author, was born at Quedlinburg (d. 22 May 1688).
Danish Lutherans arrived in Hudson Bay.
Taylor, who wrote the spiritual classics Holy Living
and Holy Dying, died (b. 1613, Cambridge, England).
1682 The first Welsh
immigrants to the American colonies arrived in
Pennsylvania. They were Quakers and later settled just north
of modern Philadelphia.
Count Nikolaus Ludwig von Zinzendorf (1700–1760)
organized Bohemian Protestant refugees into the Moravian
community of "Unitas Fratrum" (united brotherhood).
Stephan, leader of the Saxon Lutheran immigration to
Missouri in 1838/1839, was born in Stramberg, Silesia (d. 21
Martyn Dexter, hymn translator, was born in Plympton,
Massachusetts (d. 13 November 1890).
George W. Chamberlain, missionary in Brazil, was born
(d. 31 July 1902).
Felix Adler, German-American educator and reformer, was
born in Alzey, Germany (d. 24 April 1933).
Elizabeth P. Prentiss (b. 26 October 1818), U.S. school
teacher and poet, died.
Andrew Gordon, Presbyterian missionary to India (West
Pakistan), died (b. 17 September 1828, Putnam, New York).
1908 Ira D.
Sankey (b. 28 August 1840), U.S. song evangelist, died.
Florence Nightingale, pioneer in caring for wounded,
died in London (b. 12 May 1820).
William G. Fischer (b. 14 October 1835), New England
bookbinder and sacred chorister, died.
Howard E. Smith (b. 16 July 1863), American sacred music
Jacob A. O. Preus II (b. 8 January 1920) died in