Ante Diem XIV Kal. Feb. AM 7514/AUC 2758
Today is the Feast of Ss Maris, Martha, Audifax & Habakkuk, Mm. Their biographies from The Catholic Encyclopædia. It is also the Commemoration of St Canute, KM. His biography from The Catholic Encyclopædia.
From the East:
Makarios the Great
Mark, Bp. Of Ephesus
From Ted Hewitt's Group:
On this day:
AD 379, Theodosius installed as co-Imperator of the East of the Roman Empire.
AD 570, Mohammed, pædophile, extortionist, founder of the gutter religion of Islam, born.
AD 639, Dagobert I king of Austrasia/Soissons/Burgundy/Neustrië, dies. (R+I+P)
AD 973, His Holiness, Pope Benedict VI elected.
AD 1419, Rouen surrenders to Henry V of England in the Hundred Years War.
AD 1479, Juan II king of Aragón & Navarra, dies at 81. (R+I+P)
AD 1523, In Switzerland, the heresiarch, Ulrich Zwingli publishes his 67 Articles, the first manifesto of the Zurich Reformation which attacks the authority of His Holiness, the Pope.
AD 1544, His Most Christian Majesty, Francis II de Valois-Angoulême, King of France (1559-60), born.
AD 1793, His Most Christian Majesty Louis XVI King of France and Navarre, sentenced to death. This judicial murder cries to the hevens for vengeance! Abas la Revoution! Vive le roi, Louis XX!
AD 1807, Lt Gen. Robert E. Lee, CSA, one of the finest gentlemen and greatest generals the New World has ever produced, born.
AD 1927, Charlotte Princess of Belgium, Empress of Mexico (1864-67), dies at 86. (R+I+P)