George Abbot, Archbishop of Canterbury, was born in
Guildford, England (d. 5 August 1633).
Johann Aurifaber, reformer and theologian, died at
Breslau (b. 30 January 1517, Breslau). [German
Jacobus Arminius (aka Jacob Arminius, James Arminius,
and his Dutch name Jacob Harmenszoon), a Dutch theologian
and professor in theology at the University of Leiden, died
(b. 10 October 1560).
Samuel Rodigast, hymnist, was born in Groehen, near Jena
(d. 29 March 1708, Berlin, Germany).
John Abernethy, Irish Presbyterian church leader, was
born at Brigh, County Tyrone (d. 1 December 1740).
Woolman, itinerant American Quaker preacher, was born in
Rancocas, New Jersey (d. 7 October 1772).
1744 English revivalist
George Whitefield (1714–1770) arrived at York, Maine, at
the start of his second visit from England to America.
1747 David Brainerd,
missionary among American Indians, died at Northampton, Massachusetts
(b. 20 April 1718).
Claudia Frances Hernaman, hymn translator, was born at
Addlestone, Surrey, England (d. 10 October 1898).
Erland Carlsson, president of the Augustana Synod, died
(b. 24 August 1822, Suletorp, Smaaland, Sweden).
John Livingston Nevius, Presbyterian missionary to
China, died (b. 4 March 1829, near Ovid, New York).
William O. Cushing (b. 31 December 1823), American
Christian clergyman and hymn writer, died.
Bright, founder and president of Campus Crusade for
Christ, was born (d. 19 July 2003).
E. O. Sellers
(b. 29 October 1869), American Baptist music evangelist and
Julius Jenkins was installed as president of Alabama
Lutheran Academy and College (now
Concordia College, Selma, Alabama).
1993 F. Wilbur Gingrich, American Evangelical United Brethren
(United Methodist) New Testament scholar and translator of
the Bauer-Danker Greek lexicon, died at Reading,
Pennsylvania (b. 27 September 1901, Annville, Pennsylvania).