Non. Ian. AM 7514/AUC 2758
Happy 18th Birthday to my youngest son, John Matthias Mary Weismiller!
Today is the Vigil of the Epiphany and the Commemoration of St Telesphorus, PM.
Epiphany fromThe Catholic Encyclopædia.
St Telesphorus fromThe Catholic Encyclopædia.
From the East:
Martyrs Theopemptos & Theonas.
From Ted Hewitt's Group (from 4 Jan. AD 2006):
On this day:
AD 1066, HM St Edward the Confessor died. His Feast is kept on the 13th of October, his incorrupt body having been solemnly translated on that day in 1163 by St. Thomas of Canterbury in the presence of King Henry II.
AD 1438, His Holiness, Pope Eugenius IV moves council of Basel to Ferrara.
AD 1463, French poet François Villon banished from Paris.
AD 1531, His Holiness, Pope Clement VII forbids English king Henry VIII to re-marry (and to marry his own daughter at that!).
AD 1759, Jacques Cathelineau, Counterrevolutionary hero, called «the Saint of the Anjou», born. His biography from The Catholic Encyclopædia.
AD 1895, French Capt. Alfred Dreyfus, convicted of treason, is publicly stripped of his rank (he is later declared innocent).
AD 1921, Jean Benoit Guillaume Robert Antoine Louis Marie Adolphe Marc d'Aviano, Jean I, by the Grace of God, Grand Duke of Luxembourg, Duke of Nassau, Prince of Bourbon of Parma, Count Palatine of the Rhine, Count of Sayn, Königstein, Katzenellenbogen and Diez, Burgrave of Hammerstein, Lord of Mahlberg, Wiesbaden, Idstein, Merenberg, Limburg and Eppstein, born. Ruled 1964-2000.
AD 1929, Coup by King Alexander in Yugoslavia, establishes royal dictatorship to preserve the common order.
AD 1938, Juan Carlos I , King of Spain, born. He signed the Laws for murdering the unborn and for unrepentant sodomites to « marry». Pray that he may return to the Faith of his fathers!