Ante Diem VI Kal. Feb. AM 7514/AUC 2758
Today is the Birthday of My first born son, Zachary Joseph Mary. It is also my nameday, being the Feast of St John Chrysostom, C & D, (Jovan Zlatoust, in Serbian) or John the Golden-Mouthed. His biography from The Catholic Encyclopædia.
From the East:
From Ted Hewitt's Group:
On this day:
AD 672, His Holiness, St Vitalian, ends his reign as Pope.
AD 847, His Holiness, Sergius II, ends his reign as Pope 1302.
AD 1302, Dante exiled from Florence for his political opinions.
AD 1593, Vatican opens 7 year trial against heretic Giordano Bruno . He was justly burned at the stake.
AD 1934, French government of Chautemps falls (Stavisky Affair). Leading to the February Days. (Watch this space!)