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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. ..

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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 ..

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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 ..

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269 AD – Valentinus, Saint Valentine, a Roman martyr Priest was sentenced to death by cutting the head ordered by Emperor Claudius. Before his head was cut off, he restored the sight of his jailers daughter whom he fell in love with as well.   496 AD – The feast of Sanit Valentine was first ..

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852 BC – Saint Swithun was Bishop of Winchester. 862 BC – Bishop of Winchester.          – Advisor to Ethelwulf.          – According to legend, rain on Swithin’s feast day of July 15 presages rain for the next forty days.          – The revival of Saint Swithun’s fame gave rise to a ..

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1891 – Born in Breslau on the 12th of October. 1916 – She received her doctorate of philosophy there with a dissertation under Husserl, "On The Problem of Empathy." 1921 – Her reading the autobiography of the mystic St. Teresa of Ávila on a holiday in Göttingen that caused her conversion. 1922 – On the ..

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