Fourth Lateran Council
was convened by
Pope Innocent III
(ca. 1161–1216), meeting until 30
Council of Constance, by making
(ca. 1368–1431) pope, ended the
long-lasting Western papal schism.
Bucer, German Protestant theologian and reformer, was
born (d. 28 February 1551).
Tausen, Danish Lutheran leader, died (b. 1494).
Mayflower Compact was adopted by the Pilgrims.
Abauzit, French Reformed scholar of Huguenot parentage,
was born in Uzes, Languedoc (d. 1767).
Anne Steele, hymnist, died (b. May 1716).
Carey (1761–1834) arrived at Calcutta.
Samuel Alfred Ort
was born in Lewistown, Pennsylvania (d. 6 January 1911).
Aabye Kierkegaard, Danish Lutheran theologian and
philosopher, died at Copenhagen (b. 5 May 1813).
Richard Wilhelm Heintze
librarian at Concordia Seminary (Saint Louis, Missouri) from
1926 to 1936, was born in Berlin, Germany (d. 23 March
Paul Martin Bretscher, professor at Concordia Seminary
(Saint Louis, Missouri) from 1941 until 1969, was born in
Wausau, Wisconsin (d. 10 August 1974).
1908 The Synod of
was organized at Toronto.
United Lutheran Church in America was approved by the
United Synod in the South at Salisbury, North Carolina. The
merger occurred in 1918.
P. T. (Peter Taylor) Forsyth (b. 1842), English
Congregational clergyman and theologian, died.
(b. 14 September 1883), German Lutheran New Testament
1985 Philip Fry, president of the Manitoba and
Saskatchewan District of the Missouri Synod from 1970 to
1978, died in Regina, Saskatchewan. He had also been
vice-president in that district and in Nebraska. Fry
graduated from Concordia Seminary (Saint Louis) in 1937 and
was also pastor of congregations in Fort Saskatchewan,
Alberta; Yorkton and Saskatoon, Saskatchewan; and Beatrice,
Nebraska. He retired in 1978. In his earlier years, Fry was
a district Walther League president.
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