Oliver Cromwell, leader of the Puritan Revolution, died
(b. 25 April 1599).
Leopold F. F. Lehr, hymnist, was born in Kronenburg,
near Frankfort-am-Main (d. 26 January 1744).
John Scudder Sr., Dutch Reformed missionary to Ceylon
and India, was born in Freehold, New Jersey (d. 13 January
August L. C. Kavel, who led the 1838–1839
emigration of "old Lutherans" to Australia, was born in
Berlin, Germany (d. 11 February 1860).
Charles Frederick Schaeffer, Ohio Synod Lutheran
theologian, was born in Germantown, Pennsylvania (d. 23
Stephen Klingmann, president of the Michigan Synod, was
born in Gau Angelloch, Baden (d. 17 April 1891).
James Hannington, missionary to Central Africa, was born
at Hurstpierpoint, near Brighton, England (d. 29 October
John George Peter Drach, General Synod leader, was born
in Greenport, Long Island, New York (d. 2 October 1957).
Richard Niebuhr, American neo-orthodox theologian, was
born in Wright City, Missouri (d. 5 July 1962).
Philipp Koehler, champion of confessional Lutheranism,
died (b. 8 October 1828, Neuwied).
Evangeline Cory Booth (1865–1950),
daughter of founder William Booth, became the fourth elected
commander and the first woman general of the Salvation Army
in London, England.
1939 American Presbyterian evangelist
W. E. Biederwolf (b. 1867) died.
B. D. Ackley (b. 27 September 1872), American sacred
music composer, died.