Ante Diem VIII Id. Feb. AUC 2758/AM 7514
Today is the Feast of St Titus, B&C. His biography from Wikipedia. There is a link in this article to an exegetical article on the Epistles to Ss Timothy and Titus in The Catholic Encyclopædia.
From the East:
On this day:
AD 337, St Julius I begins consecrated Pope .
AD 1140, His Excellency, Thurstan, Archbishop of York and Primate of England, dies. (R+I+P)
AD 1508, His Imperial Majesty, Maximilian I crowned Roman Emperor.
AD 1626, Huguenot rebels & His Most Christian Majesty, Louis XIII, King of France and Navarre,sign the Peace of La Rochelle, creating the heretics as a state within the State to the detriment of France.
AD 1651, His Eminence, Jules, Cardinal Mazarin flees Paris.
AD 1685, His Majesty, Charles I, King of England, the Scots and Ireland, dies, His Majesty, James II and VII, King of England, the Scots and Ireland, ascends the throne.
AD 1778, His Most Christian Majesty, Louis XVI, King of France and Navarre recognizes the Revolutionary Government in the English Colonies, signs treaty of aid in Paris; the first treaty the United States made.
AD 1778, The Hanoverian usurper «George III» of England declares war on His Most Christian Majesty, Louis XVI, King of France and Navarre as a result of the above.
AD 1861, First meeting of the Provisional Congress of the Confederate States of America.
AD 1865, Robert E. Lee appointed General-in-Chief, Confederate States Army.
AD 1899, Spanish-American War ends, peace treaty ratified by US Senate. Not quite the last gasp of the anti-Habsburg, anti-Spanish «Leyenda negra».
AD 1922, Achille, Cardinal Ratti elected His Holiness, Pope Pius XI.
AD 1939, The Freemasonic, Red, Republican Spanish «government» flees to France. The Cruzada approaches victory!
AD 1952, The Princess Philip of Greece and Denmark usurped the throne of England, Scotland and Ireland.
AD 1989, Lech Walesa begins negotiating with the Polish government. The beginning of the end for the Red dictatorship over the Polish Catholic people!