Today in Religous History

Sub-Topics: Buddhism - Christianity - Hinduism - Islam - Judaism - Sikhism

Historical Events

Events 1 - 16 of 16

0392-11-08 - Roman Emperor Theodosius declares Christian religion, state religion
1552-08-02 - Treaty of Passau: Emperor Charles V accepts Lutheran religion
1555-09-25 - Freedom of Religion in Augsburg
1564-12-31 - Willem van Orange demands freedom of conscience/religion
1567-09-29 - War of Religion breaks out in France - Huguenots try to kidnap king Charles IX
1571-01-11 - Emperor Maximilian II grants Austrian adel freedom of religion
1609-07-06 - Majesteitsbrief: Emperor Rudolf II grants Bohemia freedom of religion
1609-07-09 - Emperor Rudolf II grants Bohemian protestants freedom of religion
1609-07-20 - Emperor Rudolf II grants Silezische protestants freedom of religion
King Charles IIKing Charles II 1660-04-04 - English king Charles II sends Declaration of Breda (freedom of religion)
1669-02-01 - French King Louis XIV limits freedom of religion
1681-11-09 - Hungarian parliament promises protestants freedom of religion
1689-05-24 - English Parliament guarantees freedom of religion for Protestants
1740-06-22 - King Frederik II of Prussia ends torture & guarantees religion & freedom of the press
1829-04-13 - English Emancipation Act grants freedom of religion to Catholics
1839-11-03 - Palace of Gulhane Turkey, freedom of religion proclaimed

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 8 of 8

Evangelist John WesleyEvangelist John Wesley (1703-06-28) 1703-06-28 - John Wesley, Epworth, Lincolnshire, English Christian theologian and co-founder of the Methodist movement
1823-02-28 - Ernest Renan, French philosopher/historian/scholar of religion
1852-02-16 - Charles Taze Russell, religion founder (Jehovah's Witnesses)
1882-04-10 - Simon F H J Berkelbach Van der Sprenkel, theologist (Fear & Religion)
1890-03-18 - Gerardus van der Leeuw, Dutch religion historian/minister of Education
1921-05-19 - Karel van het Reve, Dutch Slavist (Comrade's Religion)
1946-02-07 - Sammy Johns, rocker (Politics, Religion & Her), (d. 2013)
1960-01-04 - Michael Stipe, US rock vocalist (REM-Losing My Religion, Stand)

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 2 of 2

1750-11-20 - Wilhelmus Schortinghuis, theologist (Christian religion), dies at 50
1955-08-27 - Joachim Wach, philosopher/sociologist (Sociology of Religion), dies


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