Albertus Magnus (b. ca. 1193/1206), German theologian,
Pope Nicholas V was born (d. 24 March 1455).
Thomas Wolsey (1471/75–1530),
Lord Chancellor and King Henry VIII’s first minister, was
invested as a cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church.
Comenius, Moravian theologian and educator, died (b. 28
Johann Balthasar Kohlhoff, missionary to Tranquebar,
India, was born in Neuwarp, W. Pomerania (d. 17 December
William Cowper, British hymnist and poet, was born, in
Hertfordshire, England (d. 25 April 1800).
Frederick David Schaeffer, Pennsylvania Ministerium
pastor, was born in Frankfurt am Main, Germany (d. 27
William Horsley, composer, was born at Mayfair, London,
England (d. 12 June 1858, Kensington, London, England).
1791 The first U. S. Catholic college,
Georgetown University, opens its doors.
(b. 5 February 1723), American Presbyterian clergyman and
signer of the Declaration of Independence, died.
Plano (Illinois) Stone Church was dedicated to serve as
the world headquarters for the
Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
(RLDS, now “Community of Christ”) under the leadership of
Joseph Smith III (1832–1914).
Nygren, Swedish Lutheran theologian, was born in
Goteborg, Sweden (d. 20 October 1978).
Horatio R. Palmer (b. 26 April 1834), American
Congregational clergyman and hymnist, died.
1913 The Northwestern Lutheran (now called
Forward in Christ), the official publication of the
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod, was established.
Andreas Wright, founder of the Norwegian Danish
Augustana Synod in America and the United Norwegian Lutheran
Church in America, died (b. 13 September 1835, Norway).
(b. 24 July 1874), Scottish Bible teacher and evangelical
1922 The Theologische Hochschule, Berlin-Zehlendorf,
Johannes Sandegren, Swedish Lutheran missionary to
India, died (b. 20 November 1883, Madura, South India).
1992 The Chapel of Saint Timothy and Saint Titus,
the first free-standing chapel on the campus of
Concordia Seminary (Saint Louis) was dedicated.