(“The Wonder Worker”), a well-loved bishop in Pontus and the
author of the first Christian biography (on Origen), died
(b. ca. 213).
Julian the Apostate, Roman emperor from 361 to 363, was
born (d. 26 June 363).
Gregory of Tours (b. ca. 538), bishop and historian,
Saint Elizabeth of Hungary, wife of Landgrave Louis IV
of Thuringia who devoted herself to religion and charitable
works, died (b. 7 July 1207).
1558 On the death of Roman Catholic monarch Mary
Church of England was re-established.
Silesian mystic and theosophist, died (b. 1575).
Gotthilf Heinrich Ernst Muhlenberg, first president of
Franklin College (Lancaster, Pennsylvania) and also a
botanist, was born in Trappe, Pennsylvania (d. 23 May 1815).
David Zeisberger, Moravian missionary to American
Indians, died (b. 11 April 1721).
Otto Daniel August Hoyer, professor and director
[president] of Dr. Martin Luther College (New Ulm,
Minnesota), director of Michigan Lutheran Seminary (Saginaw)
and professor and inspector at Northwestern College
(Watertown, Wisconsin), was born in Hamburg, Germany (d. 8
B. H. (Burnet Hillman) Streeter, English New Testament
scholar, was born in Croydon, England (d. 10 September
Theosophical Society of America was founded in New York
City by Russian spiritualist Helena Petrovna Blavatsky.
Theosophy regards reality as one basic, eternal principle
beyond human understanding yet attainable with help from
secret divine wisdom transmitted by
Gustavus Seyffarth, head of studies on Egyptian
literature at Leipzig and professor at Concordia Seminary
(Saint Louis) from 1856 to 1859, died (b. 13 July 1796,
for the Aged, Baltimore, Maryland, was dedicated.
John A. L. Riley, hymnist, died (b. 10 August 1858,
Bayswater, London, England).
Charles H. Mason, founder of the Church of God in