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1905 – He was born in Ethiopia, and he’s the last of the Ethiopian Jewish community’s traditional spiritual leaders to have the authority that accompanied with a great recognition. 1991 – After the fulfillment of his spiritual mission at the age of 86, he went back to Israel. 1998 – He died at the age ..

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1937 – He received his master’s degree at Vanderbilt University. 1944 – He ascended the pulpit of the Broadway Church of Christ in Lubbock, beginning a 13-year ministry that included construction oversight for the largest Church of Christ building in the world.          – Married to Helen Mattox. 1956 – He joined Helen’s brother ..

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1801- Born in Whitingham, Vt -Was the second president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and the first territorial governor of Utah. -When he was 3 years old his father took the family to western New York, where Brigham grew up to be skilled carpenter and joiner. 1830 -He read a copy ..

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1506 – Saint Francis Xavier, born on the 7th of April in Xavier Castle, near Sangüesa, Navarre Spain. Spanish  San Francisco Javier, or Xavier  the greatest Roman Catholic missionary of modern times, who was instrumental in the establishment of Christianity in India, the Malay Archipelago, and Japan. 1525 – He journeyed to the University of ..

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1901- Born on August 3 1948 – Archbishop of Gniezno and Warsaw – led the Polish Catholic Church to an influential position within Communist Poland 1953-1956 -i mprisoned by the regime – avoided confrontation while pushing for greater religious freedom 1980-1981 – mediator between the workers and the government during the crisis 1981-Died on May ..

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1328 – Birth of the precursor of the Protestant Reformation   1377-1378 – views became more radical and he officially rejected the biblical basis of papal authority in his statement called De potestate papae – insisted on the scripture’s primacy of truth and advocated for theological reform   1377 – forced to appear before the ..

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1838 – She was born this year in Homer, Licking County, Ohio.   1870 – She joined the spiritualist movement this year.   1872 – She is probably most famous for her declaration to run for the United States Presidency.   1871 – She preempted the opening of the National Woman Suffrage Association’s third annual ..

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1720 – John Woolman, born on the 19th of October in Ancocas, New Jersey. He was an itinerant Quaker preacher, traveling throughout the American colonies, advocating against conscription, military taxation, and particularly slavery. 1741 – When he was 21 he went to Mount Holly, where he was a clerk in a store, opened a school ..

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1807 – Born on March 1st in Farmington, Connecticut. American Mormon clergyman. 1832 – Wilford Woodruff had joined the church at its original settlement in Kirtland, Ohio. 1839 – Made an Apostle of the Church, when the Mormons had re-settled at Nauvoo, Illinois, Woodruff traveled widely throughout the United States as a missionary for the ..

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1723 – He was born on the 5th day of February this year in Gifford, East Lothian, Scotland.   1739 – He attended the Haddington Grammar School, and obtained a Master of Arts from the University of Edinburgh.   1745 – He was briefly imprisoned at Doune Castle, Doune, Stirling, which had a long-term impact ..

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