German King Henry IV (1050–1106)
convened the Synod of Worms to secure the deposition of
Richard Aungerville, English bishop, writer,
bibliophile, Benedictine monk, patron of learning and one of
the first English collectors of books, was born (d. 14 April
Eugene IV (1383–1447) was
suspended by the
Council of Basel (Florence).
Edmund Campion, English Jesuit priest who was executed
on a charge of conspiring to overthrow Queen Elizabeth I,
was born (d. 1 December 1581).
English poet and divine, was born in London (d. 31 March
Thomas Tanner, English bishop and antiquarian who
published an account of all the religious houses of England
and Wales, was born (d. 14 December 1735).
Karl Bernard Garve, hymnist, was born in Jeinsen near
Hannover (d. 21 January 1841).
Mason Neale, hymn translator and American clergyman, was
born in London (d. 6 August 1866).
John Albert Broadus, American Baptist New Testament
professor and president of Southern Baptist Theological
Seminary (Louisville, Kentucky), was born in Virginia (d. 16
Kollár, Slovak Lutheran pastor
and author of the Slavic national epic, died (b. 29 July
1793, Mosovce, Slovakia).
John William Richards, Lutheran professor at Lafayette
College, died (b. 18 April 1803, Reading, Pennsylvania).
Gottfried Thomasius, German Lutheran theologian, died
(b. 26 June 1802, Egenhausen, Middle Franconia, Germany). [German
Eduard Louis Arndt
(1864–1929) and his family left
Saint Paul, Minnesota, for China to begin mission work
Roberts, American evangelist, was born in Ada, Oklahoma
(d. 15 December 2009, Newport Beach, California).
Ernst Eckhardt, statistician of the Missouri Synod and
theologian, died (b. 26 March 1868, Frankenberg, Saxony).
Alexander Bill, Presbyterian missionary to Nigeria, died
(b. 1864, Belfast, Ireland).
Donald Coggan (1909–2000)
became the 101st Archbishop of Canterbury at Canterbury
Cathedral in London. A representative from the Vatican,
Johannes Cardinal Willebrands, was also present, the first
Vatican representative to attend this Anglican ceremony
since the Reformation.