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01 janvier 2006

Kal. Ian. AUC 2758/AM 7514

Today is the Feast of The Circumcision of Our Lord and the Octave Day of the Nativity.

In the Byzantine Catholic Church it is the Feast of St Basil the Great, Abp. His biography from The Catholic Encyclopædia.

From Ted Hewitt's Group:

  • Feast of the Circumcision

  • St Zdislava Berka

  • St Almachius, M.

  • The Martyrology:

  • Today's


  • Tomorrow's, for those who recite Prime

  • On this day:

    AD 313, Start of Roman (Pontifical) Indiction.

    AD 404, Last gladiator competition in Rome, as a result of Christianity's influence.

    AD 1515, Jews are expelled from Laibach Austria.

    AD 1515, François, le Duc d'Angoulême succeeds Louis XII as François I of France.

    AD 1622, Papal Chancery adopts Jan 1 as beginning of the year (was Mar 25).

    AD 1651, Charles II Stuart crowned king of Scotland, nine years before his Restoration in England.

    AD 1766, De jure King James III and VIII of England, Scotland and Ireland died, King Charles III ascended the throne.

    AD 1877, England's Queen Victoria proclaimed empress of India.

    AD 1959, Fidel Castro seizes power in Cuba as General Fulgencio Batista flees. Only «Readers Digest» and the John Birch Society warned that he was a Communist. They were laughed of as right-wing nuts. As a result of the passive support of the US, Castro has bloodily ruled Cuba ever since.

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