Saint Stephen, Martyr
1065 The first building of
in England was dedicated.
Emperor Charles IV (1316–1378)
issued the famous Golden Bull, the constitution of the Holy
Roman Empire until 1806.
Friedrich Myconius, reformer in Thuringia, was born at
Lichtenfels, Upper Franconia, North Bavaria (d. 1546).
Ernst Moritz Arndt, professor at Greifswald and Bonn and
rector at Bonn, also a hymnist, was born (d. 29 January
Richard Francis Weymouth, English Baptist philologist,
was born in Plymouth Dock, Devonshire, England (d. 1902).
Hans G. Nageli (b. 26 May 1773), Swiss pioneer music
educator and composer, died.
Wake Forest College was chartered in Wake Forest, North
Carolina. It was founded under Baptist auspices in 1834.
J. A. F. W. Mueller, the first graduate of the Missouri
Synod log cabin college in Perry County, Missouri, died in
Chester, Illinois (b. 29 October 1825).
Gustav Adolf Warneck, German writer on missions, died
Kenneth Scott Latourette (b. 6 August 1884), American
Baptist church historian, died.
Erhardt Albert Henry Riedel, missionary and professor in
China and Taiwan, died (b. 12 June 1889 at Lincoln,