1921 – Born in Jaffa, Palestine. 1936 – Began to attend the French Dominican College Des Frères (St. Joseph). 1942 – First appointment as a Registrar of Cooperative Societies under the British Mandate government in Jerusalem. 1945 – Appointed as the district governor of Galilee. 1948 – Emigrated to Beirut, Lebanon, where he studied at ..
1555 – On the 11th of June, an Italian-Austrian composer was born in Presario, Marche. 1577 – He studied at the church of San Stefano, Venice. 1583 – He became the student of Andrea Gabrieli. 1584 – He got accepted as a singer at San Marco. In the same year, he met ..
1494 – He was born this year in North Nibley (15 miles south-west of Gloucester), England. 1505 – He enrolled at Oxford, and grew up at the University. 1515 – He received his Master’s Degree at the age of twenty-one! He proved to be a gifted linguist. 1520 – He became a tutor in the ..
1900 – Howard Thurman, born in Daytona Beach, Florida. He was an author, philosopher, theologian, educator and civil rights leader. 1923 – Graduated from Morehouse College as valedictorian. 1925 – He was ordained a Baptist minister, after completing his study at the Colgate Rochester Theological Seminary (now Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School). 1932 – 1944 ..
1511 – He was born on the 29th day of September this year in Villanueva de Sijena, Huesca, Spain. His paternal ancestors came from the hamlet of Serveto, in the Aragonian Pyrenees, which gave the family their surname. The maternal line descended from Jewish Conversos of the Monzón area.1526 – He was very gifted in ..
Russian mystic. Advisor to Nicholas II. ..
Italian ascetic, mystic, Capuchin friar, and Catholic saint. Beatified 1999 AD. Canonize..
1892 – Karl Paul Reinhold Niebuhr, born on the 21st of June in Wright City, Missouri, USA, the son of a liberally minded German Evangelical pastor, Gustav, and the brother of Helmut Richard Niebuhr. During his lifetime, he was the best-known Christian intellectual in the United States. 1910 – He attended Elmhurst College, Illinois (where ..
1686 – William Law, English divine, was born at Kings Cliffe, Northamptonshire. 1705 – He entered as a sizar at Emmanuel College, Cambridge. 1711 – Elected fellow of his college and was ordained. He resided at Cambridge, teaching and taking occasional duty until the accession of George I, when his conscience forbade him to take ..
Roman ruler. Eastern Roman Emperor 9 August 525 AD – 14 November 565 AD. Reign as Imperator Caesar Justinianus Augustus. 483 AD – Born on May 11th in Tauresina, Illyricum. Eastern Roman Emperor, noted for his administrative reorganization of the imperial government. 518 AD – He became the administrator for Justin, ..