Johannes Wigand, Lutheran reformer, died (b. 1523,
Mansfeld, Germany). [German
Henry Lawes, composer, died in London (b. 5 January
1596, Dinton, Wiltshire, England).
1692 Quaker statesman
Penn (1644–1718) was deposed as governor of Pennsylvania
by the throne of England.
Christian Weise, hymnist, died (b. 30 April 1642, Zittau,
Andrew Henkel, Lutheran pastor in Ohio and son of Paul
Henkel, was born (d. 23 April 1870).
Samuel Francis Smith, American Baptist clergyman and
hymnist, was born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 16 November
1873 Traugott Martin Wangerin,
missionary to the deaf in Milwaukee, was born (d. 9
1884 Wm. Carl Burhop was born in Fraser, Michigan (d.
7 November 1966). He graduated from Concordia Seminary
(Saint Louis) in 1908 and served as pastor of Saint Paul
Lutheran Church (Kansas City, Missouri, 1908–1912)
and Redeemer Lutheran Church (Baltimore, Maryland, 1912–1917).
He was a professor at Concordia College (Fort Wayne,
Indiana, 1917–1926) and
president of the college there beginning in 1926.
James L. Kelso, American Presbyterian archeologist, was
born in Duluth, Minnesota (d. 1963).
Friedrich Eich, missionary to New Guinea, died (b. 20
January 1843, Dierdorf, Germany).
Max John Frederick Albrecht, president of Concordia
College (Milwaukee) from 1893 to 1921 and professor there
from 1893 to 1937, died (b. 10 March 1861).
T. Scopes died (b. 3 August 1900). He was a Tennessee
high school biology teacher who in 1925 went on trial for
violating the Butler Act, which prohibited the teaching of
evolution in Tennessee schools.
1989 Carl H. Bensene, former president of the
Northwest District, died in Portland, Oregon (b. 2 April
1902, Tess Corners, Wisconsin). A 1926 graduate of Concordia
Seminary (Saint Louis), he served congregations in
Stillwater and Ponca City, Oklahoma, and Seattle,
Washington. He was vice-president of the Northwest District
from 1945 until 1948, when he was elected president. He
retired in 1970.