1847 – Josiah Strong was born.
1885 – His most well-known and influential work was Our Country: Its Possible Future and Its Present Crisis, intended to promote domestic missionary activity in the American West.
1890-1891 – A revised edition was issued based on the census.
1898 – He served as General Secretary of the Evangelical Alliance for the United States, a coalition of Protestant missionary groups.
1916 – He set up his own group, the League for Social Service and edited its magazine The Gospel of the Kingdom.
1916 – Josiah Strong died.US Congregational clergyman, evangelist, and social reformer