Ansgar, “Apostle to the North,” was born near Corbie,
France (d. 3 February 865).
Richard I (the Lion-Hearted) of England, leader of the
Crusade, was born (d. 6 April 1199).
Pietro Vermigli (Peter Martyr), Italian reformer, was
born in Florence, Italy (d. 1562).
1565 The parish of
Saint Augustine, Florida, was founded by Father Don
Martin Francisco Lopez de Mendozo Grajales, who was chaplain
of the conquering Spanish forces. It was the first Roman
Catholic parish established in America.
Peter Stuyvesant, governor of
Netherland, was born (d. August 1672).
was established, the first institution of higher education
Gottfried W. Sacer, German lawyer and hymnist, died in
Wolfenbüttel (or 18 September; b. 11 July 1635, Naumburg,
Johann Philipp Fabricius (1711–1791), Lutheran
missionary among the Tamil people of India, arrived at
entry in Bautz Kirchenlexikon]
Nikolaj F. S. Grundtvig, Danish Lutheran theologian,
poet and hymnist, was born at Udby, near Vordlingborg,
Denmark (d. 2 September 1872).
Ann Lee, English-born American religious mystic, died
(b. 29 February 1736, Manchester, England).
Karl Friedrich Kremmer, missionary to India, was born in
Schmalkalden, Germany (d. 24 July 1887). [German
entry in Bautz Kirchenlexikon]
Karl Heinrich Christian Plath, Lutheran promoter for
missions, was born in Bromberg, Germany (d. 10 July 1901).
Allegheny Synod was organized at Hollidaysburg,
1845 English clergyman and Oxford Movement
John Henry Newman (1801–1890)
was received into the Roman Catholic Church.
Nils J. Bakke, field secretary for African American
missions of the Evangelical Lutheran Synodical Conference,
was born in Norway (d. 8 May 1921).
Richard C. Neitzel, professor at Concordia Theological
Seminary (Springfield, Illinois), was born in Gnevin,
Pomerania, Germany (d. 22 May 1951).
1886 Emil W. Luecke was born in Troy, Illinois (d.
2 December 1966, Fort Wayne, Indiana). He graduated from
Concordia Seminary (Saint Louis) in 1909 and served as
pastor in Cornelius, Oregon, and Winfield, Kansas, before
becoming a professor of English and the Humanities at
Concordia Collegiate Institute (Bronxville, New York). He
retired in 1964.
1892 Alfred T. Kramer was born in Frohna, Missouri
(d. 28 June 1964, Bahia Blanca, Argentina). He graduated
from Concordia Seminary (Saint Louis) in 1916. From 1920 to
1927 he served as vice-president of the Brazil District. In
1929 he became a professor at Concordia College (Crespo,
Argentina). From 1937 to 1963 he served as pastor in Buenos
Aires and Bahia Blanca, Argentina. He was editor of the
Ev. Luth. Kirchenbote in Argentina and author of
Brosamlein von des Herrn Tisch and other devotional
materials, theological articles and materials in Spanish and
Pope Pius X
(1835–1914) issued the encyclical
Pascendi Dominici gregis, which refuted the errors
of the modernists, the inductive theological critics among
the biblical scholars within the Roman Catholic Church.
Richard John Neuhaus, a prominent Lutheran theologian,
was received into the Roman Catholic Church by New York
Cardinal John O’Connor in a ceremony at a chapel in the
cardinal’s residence. A member of the Evangelical Lutheran
Church in America at the time, Neuhaus graduated from
Concordia Seminary (Saint Louis) in 1960 and served Saint
John the Evangelist Lutheran Church, a Missouri Synod
congregation in Brooklyn, from 1961 to 1977. In 1984 he
became director of the Center on Religion and Society, a
study group in Manhattan financed by the Rockford Institute.
Neuhaus left there in May 1989 to head Religion and Life,
another Manhattan study center.