1867 – He was born on the 10th day of April this year in Lurgan, County Armagh, and his family moved to Dublin when he was eleven. He started working as a draper. He worked many years for the Irish Agricultural Organization Society founded by Horace Plunkett. 1897 – He became Assistant Secretary of the ..
Russian mystic. Advisor to Nicholas II. ..
Italian ascetic, mystic, Capuchin friar, and Catholic saint. Beatified 1999 AD. Canonize..
1503 – Nostradamus, Latinised name of Michel de Nostredame, born on the 14th of December in Saint-Rémy-de-Provence in the south of France, was one of the world’s most famous publishers of prophecies. 1455 – The latter’s family had originally been Jewish, but Jaume’s father, Guy Gassonet, had converted to Catholicism, taking the Christian name "Pierre" ..
1895 – Born in Madanapalle, India on the 12th of May. 1903 – The family settled in Cudappah where Krishnamurti in a previous stay had contracted malaria, a disease with which he would suffer recurrent bouts over many years. 1920 – He spent much time in the U.S. and Europe. 1929 – He broke with ..
Judean Jewish martyr, prophet, and religious leader. Baptized by John the Baptist. Began large-scale ministry and gathered twelve apostles, establishing basis for Christian church. As charismatic leader, aroused fear among Roman secular authorities and Jewish priesthood. Upon betrayal by Judas Iscariot at Gethsemane, seized by Roman soldiers and brought before Sanhedrin ..
Persian poet and Sufi mystic founded Maulawiyah sect of Sufi dervishes wrote epic poem "Masnavi" (also "Mesn..
1946 – Born on the 20th of December, in Tel Aviv. 1967 – He served as a paratrooper in the Israeli Army and was wounded in action during the Six-Day War. 1968-1969 – He worked as a photographic model, and in the same year, he began to perform for small audiences as a nightclub entertainer, ..
721 BC – Born in Tus, Khorasan, in Iran, then under the rule of the Umayyad Caliphate. – He began his career practising medicine, under the patronage of the Barmakid Vizir of Caliph Haroun al-Rashid. 776 BC – He was engaged in alchemy in Kufa. 803 BC – Jabir was placed under house ..
1182 – He was born this year to Pietro di Bernardone, a prominent businessperson, and his wife Pica Bourlemont, about who little is known except that she was originally from France. 1201 – He joined a military expedition against Perugia. He was taken prisoner at Collestrada, where he spent a year as a captive. ..