1047 Pope Clement II died (b. 1005).
1201 Robert de Sorbon, French theologian and founder of
the Sorbonne, was born (d. 15 August 1274).
Jonas, Martin Luther's co-worker, died (b. 5 June 1493).
1561 The Colloquy at Poissy
ended. Held near Paris, this conference between the French Roman
Catholic bishops and the Protestant ministers (led by Theodore Beza, 1519–1605)
paved the way for an edict in 1562 that officially recognized and gave
limited freedom to French Protestantism.
Calvinist leader during the Crypto-Calvinistic Controversy, was beheaded
by the Catholic Emperor (b. ca. 1551).
1635 Colonial American
Separatist Roger Williams (1603–1684)
was banished from the Massachusetts Bay Colony for preaching
that civil government had no right to interfere in religious or
1776 Father Francisco Palou founded
Mission San Francisco de Asís, the first
mission chapel on the northern California coast at Yerba Buena. In 1847
the name of the city that grew up around the mission was changed to San
Frederick A. C.
Muhlenberg (1750–1801) was
re-elected to the Pennsylvania Assembly.
1793 Jean Joseph Marie Amiot, French Jesuit
missionary to China, died (b. February 1718).
William Alfred Passavant, founder of American deaconess work, was
born at Zelienople, Pennsylvania (d. 3 June 1894).
1829 William Hurn, hymnist,
died at Woodbridge, England (b. 21 December 1754).
Philip Augustus Henkel, who helped organize the Evangelical Lutheran
Tennessee Synod, died (b. 23 September 1779).
1845 English churchman
(1801–1890), co-founder of the Oxford Movement, made
his celebrated conversion from Anglicanism to the Roman Catholic Church.
1890 Aimee Semple McPherson, American religious
leader, was born in Ingersoll, Ontario, Canada (d. 27 September 1944).
Gustav Axel Aho, hymn translator, was born in Sebeka, Minnesota (d.
12 December 1973).
Karl Evald Mattson, president of Augustana College (Rock Island,
Illinois), was born in Warren, Minnesota (d. 16 November 1964).
Eugen Adolf Wilhelm Krauss, director (president) of the Addison
teachers seminary and a professor at Concordia Seminary (Saint Louis),
died (b. 4 June 1851).
Pfotenhauer, fifth president of the Missouri Synod, died (b. 22
Pius XII died (b. 2 March 1876).
Walter August Baepler, president of Concordia Theological Seminary
(Springfield, Illinois) and author of A Century of Grace: A History of the Missouri
Synod, 1847-1947, died (b. 21 September 1893).