Kaspar Bienemann, hymnist, died in Altenburg, Germany
(b. 3 January 1540).
Great Turkish War: Polish troops led by
John III Sobieski joined forces with a
Habsburg army to defeat the
Ottoman Empire at the
Battle of Vienna.
John W. Fletcher, early English Methodist theologian,
was born at Nyon, Switzerland (d. 14 August 1785).
Alexander Campbell, who developed a restoration movement
that came to be known as the
Disciples of Christ, was born in Ballymena, Ireland (d.
4 March 1866).
Johann Jakob Herzog, German Reformed theologian, was
born (d. 30 September 1882).
Edward Miller, composer, died (b. 30 October 1735,
William Josiah Irons, hymn translator, was born in
Hoddesdon, England (d. 18 June 1883, London, England).
George Duffield Jr., hymnist and American Presbyterian
clergyman, was born in Carlisle, Pennsylvania (d. 6 July
1888, Bloomfield, New Jersey).
Wilhelm L�he’s (1808–1872)
Society of Mission in Neuendettelsau, Bavaria, was founded.
Francis E. Clark, American Congregational clergyman who
founded the first Young People's Society of Christian
Endeavor, was born in Aylmer, Quebec (d. 26 May 1927).
Carl Ackermann, a professor at Capital University
(Columbus, Ohio), was born (d. 7 June 1943).
Johann Kilian, Wendish Lutheran pastor and Texas
pioneer, died (b. 22 March 1811 of Wendish parents in
Ernest E. Ryden, hymnist, was born (d. 1 January 1981).
Adolph Haentzschel (1881–1971) was installed as the
first full-time Synodical Conference campus pastor.
Gerhardt W. Hyatt (1916–1985)
was installed as president of
Concordia College (Saint Paul, Minnesota). Hyatt retired
from active duty as the U.S. Army chef of chaplains on 31
July 1975 with the rank of major general. After that he
served as a staff consultant to The Lutheran Church—Missouri
Synod Foundation. A 1944 graduate of Concordia Seminary
(Saint Louis), Hyatt received a master of arts degree from
Washington University in Saint Louis in 1964.
1922 The House of Bishops of the U.S.
Protestant Episcopal Church voted 36–27
to delete the word “obey” from the denomination's official
Concordia Theological Seminary held its first opening
service in Fort Wayne, Indiana, after the school was moved
from Springfield, Illinois, to the campus of the former
Concordia Senior College in Fort Wayne.