Ante Diem IV Id. Ian. AM 7514/AUC 2758
There is no Feast in the Traditional Universal Calendar for today.
From the East:
From Ted Hewitt's Group (catching up, Ted hasn't posted for today.):
On this day:
AC 49, Julius Cæsar crosses the Rubicon, invades Italy. Alea jacta est!
AD 236, His Holiness, St Fabian begins his reign as Pope.
AD 681, His Holiness, St Agatho ends his reign as Pope.
AD 976, John I Tzimisces co-Imperator of New Rome (969-76), dies at 51.
AD 1072, Robert Guiscard conquers Palermo. The Normans on the move!
AD 1429, Order of the Golden Fleece established in the Roman Empire & Spain.
AD 1430, Duke Philip the Good marries Isabella of Portugal.
AD 1645, William Laud «Archbishop» of Canterbury, beheaded for treason at 71. Treason is against the King and Laud was the truest subject HM King Charles I had. He was judicially murdered for his beliefs, which he truly felt were Catholic. Pray for his soul.
AD 1731, Charles Farnese becomes duke of Parma/Piacenza.
AD 1824, HM King Victor, Legitimate King of England, Scotland and Ireland died (R+I+P), Queen Mary III and II ascended the throne.
AD 1984, The United States and the Vatican establish full diplomatic relations for the first time in 117 years.