Ante Diem IV Kal. Ian. AUC 2758/AM7514
Today is the Feast of St Thomas of Canterbury, BM.
His biography from The Catholic Encyclopædia.
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On this day:
AD 1170, Knights of HM King Henry II murder Archbishop Thomas à Becket at the altar of his Cathedral in Canterbury. Henry later does public penance by flogging for the murder.
AD 1937, 2nd Irish constitution goes into effect; Irish Free State renamed Eire. The Constitution begins with the words, «In the Name of the Most Holy Trinity, from Whom is all authority and to Whom, as our final end, all actions both of men and States must be referred...»