Adalhard, abbot of Corbie,
Christian Scriver, devotional writer, was born at Rendsburg,
Schleswig-Holstein (d. 5 April 1693, Quedlinburg).
Perronet, Swiss-born English clergyman, poet and hymnist,
died in Canterbury (b. 1726, Sundridge, Kent, England).
1801 John Caspar Lavater,
anti-rationalist Swiss theologian, died (b. 1741).
Johann Friedrich BŁnger, part of the Saxon Immigration to
America, president of the Western District of the Missouri Synod and
founder of the Lutheran Hospital in Saint Louis, as well as the
Lutheran orphans home and home for the aged, was born at Rosswein,
Saxony (d. 23 January 1882).
Benjamin Hobson, medical missionary to China, was born in
Welford, England (d. 28 July 1839).
Jeremiah E. Rankin, American Congregational clergyman and
hymnist, was born in Thornton, New Hampshire (d. 28 November 1904,
Philip Adam Peter, hymnist, was born in Hesse-Nassau (d. 19
William Forbes Adams, Protestant Episcopal bishop of Easton
(Maryland), was born at Enniskillen, County Fermanagh, Ireland.
John T. McFarland, hymnist, was born (d. 22 December 1913).
Caswall (b. 15 July 1814, Yately, Hampshire, England), hymn
translator, died in Edgbaston, England.
Charles Porterfield Krauth, theologian and leader of
Lutheranism in America, died (b. 17 March 1823, the son of Charles
Philip Krauth, at Martinsburg, [West] Virginia).
Henry Frederick Wind, executive secretary of the Missouri
Synod's Department of Social Welfare (1953–1966), was
born in Millard, Nebraska (d. 24 February 1966).
Magnus Fredrik (Frederick) Haakanson (Hokanson), Augustana
Synod pastor, died (b. 7 [11?] September 1811 at Ronneby, Blekinge,
Aimee Semple (1870-1944) and her husband, Robert, were
ordained by Chicago evangelist William H. Durham.
1914 Rachel Saint,
American missionary to Ecuador, was born in Jenkintown, Pennsylvania
1921 Religious broadcasting began
with an Episcopal service over KDKA,
Sabine Baring-Gould, a prolific English author and hymnist,
died at Lew Trenchard (b. 28 January 1834, Exeter).
Junius Benjamin Remensnyder, president of the General Synod,
died (b. 24 February 1841 near Staunton, Virginia).
Andrew George Voigt, theologian and educator in the United
Lutheran Synod of the South, died (b. 22 January 1859, Philadelphia,
1940 Cesar A. Lazos arrived in
Mexico City to open LCMS work there.
Vedanayakam Samuel Azariah (b. 17 August 1874), the first
Indian bishop of the Anglican Church in India, died.
1960 Theodore Gutknecht died at
Truth or Consequences, New Mexico (b. 29 March 1883, Caledonia,
Minnesota). He graduated from Concordia Seminary (Saint Louis) in 1907
and served from 1907 to 1916 and 1922 to 1929 as a missionary to India.
From 1924 to 1928 he served as the first president of Concordia
Seminary (Nagercoil, India). He later served parishes at
Nashua-Campbell and Swanville, Minnesota; What Cheer and Oskaloosa,
Iowa; and Sigel, Illinois. He retired in 1958.