Third Ecumenical Council, held in Ephesus, closed.
(ca. 386–ca. 451) was condemned,
Pope Paul III
King Henry VIII
(1491–1547), who had
been declared by an earlier pope as
“Most Christian King”
“Defender of the Faith.”
Johann von Rist, German Lutheran clergyman and poet,
writer and hymnist, died (b. 8 March 1607).
John Bunyan, English Puritan author of
The Pilgrim’s Progress_ and teacher, died (b. 28
Anna Bartlett Warner, New England hymn writer, was
born on Long Island, New York (d. 22 January 1915, Highland
Falls, New York).
Lewis Hartsough, New England Methodist clergyman, was
born in Ithaca, New York (d. 1 January 1919).
Solomon Henkel, printer and physician, died (b. 10
C. L. August Wolter, professor at the Missouri Synod practical
seminary in Fort Wayne, Indiana, died (b. 29 August 1818).
John Alden Singmaster, president of the Gettysburg
seminary and the General Synod, was born in Macungie, near
Allentown, Pennsylvania (d. 27 February 1926).
Jessie Brown Pounds, American hymn writer, was born
in Hiram, Ohio (d. 3 March 1921, Hiram, Ohio).
John Augustus William Haas, leader in the General
Council of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in North America,
was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 22 July 1937).
Carl Christian Hein, Lutheran leader and president of
the Ohio Synod, was born in Wiesbaden, Germany (d. 30 April
Maria Montessori, Italian educator, was born in
Chiaravalle, Italy (d. 6 May 1952).
William Adams, president and professor of sacred
rhetoric and pastoral theology at Union Theological
Seminary, died at Orange Mountain, New Jersey (b. 25 January
1884 Saint Paul’s College (Concordia, Missouri)
dedicated its first building.
1887 Erwin Ernst Kowalke was born at Kaukauna,
Wisconsin. He was educated at Northwestern College and the
Wauwatosa seminary of the Wisconsin Synod. He served as a
pastor at Tomahawk, Wisconsin, and then as a professor at
Northwestern College and that school's third president.
Eduard L. Arndt’s
mission was accepted by President Friedrich Pfotenhauer for
the Missouri Synod.
Jacob Sheatsley, General Synod pastor and editor, died
(b. 20 June 1859, Paris, Ohio).
1985 Edward Henry Buchheimer died (b. 6 March
1901). He was educated at Concordia College (Fort Wayne,
Indiana) and Concordia Seminary (Saint Louis), graduating in
1924. He also did graduate work at the University of
Wisconsin and in 1956 received a master of education degree
from Wayne State University (Detroit). On graduation from
the seminary he was called to Detroit to establish a mission
on the far east side. The Evangelical Lutheran Church of Our
Saviour was established in 1924, and he served as pastor
until his retirement in 1972. While serving Our Saviour he
introduced the Vacation Bible School concept in 1925. He
also served as chaplain at the county jail and the
sanitarium at Howell, Michigan, and was announcer on the
Detroit Lutheran Hour until its merger with the
International Lutheran Hour. From 1949 until his retirement
he served as a chaplain for the Detroit Police Department.
He also served on the Missouri Synod's Board of Missions for
North and South America. In 1960 Concordia Theological
Seminary (Springfield, Illinois) conferred on him an
honorary doctor of divinity degree.