1805 – Born in Holyoke, Massachusetts. – He was educated at Amherst College and Andover Theological Seminary. – He was sent to Persia by the American Board of Missions, and ran a mission at Urmia, now capital of the West Azarbaijan Province of Iran. 1835 – The mission started with Perkins, ..
10 – Born at Tarsus. At first he persecuted Christians, even taking part in the stoning of St. Stephen, the first Christian martyr. 32 – Converted to Christianity on the road to Damascus when Jesus appeared to him with a bright light, speaking to him. – Was blinded and went to Ananias ..
1813 – He was born on the 19th of March in Blantyre, Lanarkshire, Scotland. 1840 – She worked in Bechuanaland (now Botswana), but was unable to make inroads into South Africa because of Boer opposition. 1845 – He married Mary Moffat, daughter of Robert Moffat. 1852–1856 – He explored the African interior, ..
US textile businessman president of Fieldcrest Mills Inc…
1788 – Born on the 9th of August in Malden, Massachusetts. 1810 – He then attended The Andover Theological Seminary, and graduated. 1811 – On the 11th of January, Judson embarked at Boston on the ship "Packet", bound to Liverpool, to visit the London Missionary Society. 1812 – Judson was also commissioned by the Congregational ..
Judean Jewish martyr, prophet, and religious leader. Baptized by John the Baptist. Began large-scale ministry and gathered twelve apostles, establishing basis for Christian church. As charismatic leader, aroused fear among Roman secular authorities and Jewish priesthood. Upon betrayal by Judas Iscariot at Gethsemane, seized by Roman soldiers and brought before Sanhedrin ..
US diplomat, journalist, newspaper publisher, and ..
1794 – He was born this year in London. He developed a love of plants in his youth and became a gardener, first in the East of England, then at a nursery north of London and eventually for a wealthy family in Stoke Newington. 1815 – He applied to train as Christian missionary for ..
1840 – Born on the 3rd of January in Tremeloo, Belgium. 1858 – Joined the Society of the Sacred Heart of Jesus and Mary and taking Damien as his name in religion. 1863 – He went out as a missionary to the Pacific Islands. 1864 – Reached Honolulu in March, and was ..
American alleged witch accused of witchcraft and brought to trial during Salem witchcraft hysteria pressed to death by stones for refusing to enter plea of guilty or not guilty, though thereby preserving his property for..