Blessed Osanna of Cattaro (also Hosanna, known in
Croatian as Ozana Kotorska), a Catholic Montenegrin
Dominican tertiary, visionary, anchoress and convert from
Greek Orthodoxy, was born (d. 27 April 1565).
(1497–1560), at the
urging of Martin Luther and other Reformers, married
Katharina Krapp, the daughter of the mayor of Wittenberg.
Lutheran, arrived at Bay of Paraguay in Brazil.
Martin Chemnitz (1522–1586)
was ordained by Johannes Bugenhagen at Wittenberg.
Gerhard Tersteegen, German hymnist, was born at Meurs,
Rhenish Prussia (d. 3 April 1769).
Henry Melchior Muhlenberg (1711–1787)
arrived in Philadelphia via Charleston, South Carolina.
1742 In New York colonial churchman
was examined and approved as a missionary to the New England
Indians by representatives of the Scottish Society for the
Propagating of Christian Knowledge (SPCK).
Watts, hymnist, died (b. 17 July 1674).
Gruber, German teacher, church organist and composer,
was born in Hochburg, Upper Austria (d. 7 June 1863).
English poet and Oxford Movement leader
(1792–1866) penned the
words to the hymn
“Sun of My Soul.”
1838 The first Lutheran divine service took place
Stephan A. Repass, president of the Lutheran theological
seminary at Salem, Virginia, from 1873 to 1884, was born in
Wytheville, Virginia (d. 2 June 1906).
A. (Amelia) Nation, American temperance leader, was born
in Garard County, Kentucky (d. 9 June 1911).
1851 The first
North America was organized in Boston, Massachusetts.
(b. 1804), English writer, died.
Clarence Valentine Sheatsley, American Lutheran Church
mission executive, was born in Paris, Ohio (d. 19 January
William H. Bathurst, Anglican clergyman and hymnist,
died at Lydney Park, England (b. 28 August 1796).
1881 Angelo Roncalli was born in Sotto il Monte,
Italy (d. 3 June 1963). In 1958 he become
George Linn Kieffer, National Lutheran Council
statistician and reference librarian, was born near
Millersburg, Pennsylvania (d. 25 April 1937).
Robert Lowry (b. 12 March 1826), American Baptist
clergyman and hymnist, died.
Willibald Beyschlag (b. 5 September 1823, Frankfurt am
Main, Germany), German evangelical theologian, died in Halle
1906 Immanuel Lutheran Hospital, Mankato,
Minnesota, was dedicated.
1934 George Miligan (b. 1860), Scottish Bible
scholar, died. He taught at Glasgow University from 1910 to
1932. In 1926 he was elected the first chairman of the
Scottish Sunday School Union. Miligan published many books
and articles on biblical languages. His most important
contribution to New Testament scholarship is
The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament (1914–1929),
which he co-edited with J. H. Moulton.
Ludwig H. Köhler (b. 1880),
German reformed Semitics scholar, died.
1997 Donald Deffner, professor at Concordia
Seminary (Saint Louis), Pacific Lutheran Theological
Seminary (Berkeley, California) and Concordia Theological
Seminary (Fort Wayne, Indiana), died in Moraga, California.