Ante Diem IIII Id. Nov. AUC 2758/AM 7514
Today is the Feast of St. Andrew Avellino, C., with a Commemoration of St. Tryphon & Comp., Mm
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Tomorrow's Martyrology, for those who recite Prime:
On this day:
AD, 461 St Leo I ends his reign as Pope.
AD 1483, Martin Luther, heretic and revolutionary, born.
AD 1493, Christopher Columbus, TOSF, discovers Antigua during his second expedition in his attempt to bring the Gospel to the New World. Dervant of God, Christopher, pray for us.
AD 1918, Independence of Poland proclaimed by Jozef Pilsudski. Bulwark against the barbarians, Poland stood until Hitler and Stalin destroyed her in 1939.
AD 1938, Kemal Ataturk, despoiler of Hagia Sophia dies.