Chrysostom, bishop of
Constantinople, one of the most popular preachers in the
early church, died (b. 349).
Pope Sabinian was consecrated (d. 22 February 606).
Eulogius of Alexandria died. Patriarch of that see from
580 to 607, he was a successful combatant of the heretical
errors then current in Egypt, notably the various phases of
1309 A pair of French inquisitors arrived in
England to prosecute the
They were stopped by English Common Law.
Calvin (1509–1564) returned to Geneva at the request of
city authorities who had banished him three years earlier.
There he would spend the rest of his life trying to
establish a theocratic society.
1549 The first session of the
Council of Trent closed.
1635 The Massachusetts General Court ordered
(1603–1683) into exile.
Thomas von Westen, apostle to the Norwegian Lapps, was
born in Trondheim, Norway (d. 9 April 1727).
John Scudder, Dutch Reformed missionary to Ceylon and
India, was born in Freehold, New Jersey (d. 1855).
Eli Smith, missionary, was born in Northfield,
Connecticut (d. 11 January 1857).
Catherine Winkworth, English educator and translator of
German hymns, was born in London (1 July 1878).
Andreas Wright, founder of Norwegian-Danish Augustana
Synod in America and the United Norwegian Lutheran Church in
America, was born in Norway (d. 15 November 1917).
Heinrich Christian Schwan
(1819–1905), third president of the Missouri Synod, was
ordained after tutoring since 1842.
William W. Walford’s (1772–1850)
“Sweet Hour of Prayer”
first appeared in print in the New York Observer.
Adler, American Jewish scholar, was born in Van Buren,
Arkansas (d. 7 April 1940, Philadelphia).
Maud Ballington Booth, American religious and welfare
leader, was born in Surrey, England (d. 26 August 1948).
College (Saint Paul, Minnesota) opened.
1896 The Missouri Synod’s work in London, England,
Godfrey Thring, Anglican clergyman and hymnist, died (b.
25 March 1823).
1903 Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, London,
England, was founded.
Frederick Whitfield (b. 7 January 1829), Anglican
clergyman and hymnist, died.
Johann Friedrich Zucker, Missouri Synod professor at
Concordia College (Fort Wayne, Indiana) and missionary to
India, died (b. 2 September 1842, Breitenau, Bavaria).
1931 Pentecostal preacher
Aimee Semple McPherson (1890–1944) married unknown
vaudeville performer David Hutton. McPherson's third
marriage ended in divorce in 1934.
Franklin Pierce Manhart, president of the General
Council, died (b. 30 August 1852, Catawissa, Pennsylvania).
Otto Carl August Boecler, Missouri Synod seminary
professor, died (b. 3 November 1875).