1924 – Born on October 20th in Portland, Oregon. Original member of San Francisco’s Beat poets, along with Allen Ginsberg and Jack Kerouac. 1943 – Served the United States Army Air Corps. 1951 – Graduated from Reed College. 1960-1972 – Wrote Like I Say, Memoirs of an Interglacial Age, Every Day, You Didn’t Even Try, ..
907 – Wenceslaus was born near Prague, in Bohemia (Czechoslovakia). Bohemian duke and saint. 920 – He gained the throne at the age of thirteen. 935 – On September 28th, as Wenceslaus was going to Mass, Boleslas attacked him with a sword. The brothers struggled, but three other rebels rushed up and killed the king. ..
English author, hymnist, and theologian wrote song "Joy to the World&qu..
Bhutanese ruler king of Bhutan 1926-1952 son of Ugyen Wangc..
1863 – Swami Vivekananda was born to an orthodox Hindu family in in Shimla Pally, Kolkata, West Bengal, India on the 12th of January as the son of Viswanath Dutta and Bhuvaneswari Devi. 1881 – From an early age he began to have spiritual experiences and at the age of 18 felt an overwhelming desire ..
1581 – Vincent de Paul was born on the 24th of April, in southern France, about four miles northwest of Dax. 1595 – He went to Dax for about two years as a boarder with the Franciscans to study for the priesthood. 1597 – He pursues university degree in Toulouse, residing at the College de ..
Vitus was a Christian saint from Sicily, Italy, Roman Empire. He is considered the patron saint of actors, comedians, dancers, and finally epileptics. He also protects against lightnings, animal attacks and oversleeping, and is the patron saint of Bohemia. Vitus is the patron saint of the towns of Forio in Campania, Italy and the town ..
1018 – born Gebhard, Count of Calw, Tollenstein, and Hirschberg. 1054 – In September, at the instance of a Roman delegation headed by Hildebrand, later Pope Gregory VII, who likely intended to deprive the empire of one of its most capable advocates. 1055 – He was consecrated in St. Peter’s in Rome on the 13th ..
– Born in Rome, Italy 531 BC – Vigilius entered the service of the Roman Church and was ordained a deacon. 535 BC – Pope Agapetus I, appointed Vigilius papal representative at Constantinople; Vigilius thus came to the Eastern capital. 536 BC – Vigilius is said to have agreed to the plans of ..
1581 – James Ussher, born on the 4th of January in Dublin, Ireland. He was Anglican Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland. 1591 – He was a gifted linguist, entering Dublin Free School. 1600 – He proved a diligent student, devoting much attention to controversial theology, graduated as M.A. and became a fellow ..