Third Council of Constantinople opened under Pope Leo
II. During its eighteen sessions (held until September 681)
the Council condemned Monothelitism (a heresy that taught
that Christ's will was only divine and not human).
1535 Martin Luther and
Pier Paolo Vergerio
(1498–1565), Italian reformer and papal nuncio to King
Ferdinand in Germany, discussed a possible council.
1637 Colonial American religious leader
was tried and convicted of spreading heresy by the
Congregational synod of Newtown, Massachusetts.
Johann Konrad Dannhauer (b. 24 March 1603), orthodox
Lutheran theologian, died. [German
Samuel Dyer, composer, was born in Wellshire, England
(d. 20 July 1835).
William Crosswell, hymnist, was born in Hudson, New York
(d. 9 November 1851, Boston, Massachusetts).
Joseph Henry Thayer, American New Testament
lexicographer, was born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 26
Synod of East Ohio was organized at Somerset, Ohio. It
was originally called “The English Synod and Ministerium of
Ohio.” In 1840 the synod joined the General Synod,
eventually entering the United Lutheran Church.
Elijah P. Lovejoy (b. 9 November 1802), American
Presbyterian abolitionist newspaper editor, was murdered.
Carl H. F. Frincke
(1824–1905), the first
home missionary of the Missouri Synod, was ordained in Fort
Will Lamartine Thompson, American songwriter, was born
in East Liverpool, Ohio (d. 20 September 1909).
John Cawood (b. 18 March 1775), hymnist, died.
Peter Sorenson Vig, Danish Lutheran leader in America,
was born at Egtved, near Kolding, Denmark (d. 21 March
Synod of Southern Illinois
was organized at Jonesboro, Illinois.
John Christian Frederick “Father” Heyer (b. 10 July
1793), the first American Lutheran missionary to India,
1877 African American mission work of the
Synodical Conference began in the South.
Nils J. Bakke
Synodical Conference missionary to African Americans, was
Eugene Carson Blake, American Presbyterian clergyman,
was born in Saint Louis, Missouri (d. 31 July 1985).
Franklin (“Billy”) Graham, American evangelist, was born
in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Henry Philip Ludwig Birkner, vice-president of the
Atlantic District of the Missouri Synod from 1915 until 1918
and president of the district from 1918 to 1930, died (b. 26
1948 The first Missouri Synod Lutheran worship
service was held in
Papua New Guinea at Yaramanda.
Otto Albert Ferdinand Geiseman, pastor at Wenona, Pekin
and River Forest, Illinois, and an occasional speaker on the
Lutheran Hour radio program, died (b. 8 August 1893,
Sioux City, Iowa).