Death of Jim Broomhall who served the Yi (Nosu) people of China as a medical missionary.Authority for the date:
“Pray for China Fellowship” (September 1994).
J. R. R.Tolkien and C. S. Lewis have their first long chat. Five years afterward, Lewis converts to Christ. Later the two men, with a group of friends and colleagues, will become members of the Inklings, a predominantly Christian group at Oxford.Authority for the date:
Carpenter, Humphrey. The Inklings. Houghton Mifflin, 1979.
Death of Huang Su’e (Mrs. Francis Lister Hawks Pott), notable for her work as a missionary, promotion and oversight of women’s education, establishment of an orphanage for neglected girl babies, and other zealous Christian activities.Authority for the date:
Biographical Dictionary of Chinese Christianity.
- At Wigton, Scotland, two Covenanter women named Margaret are cruelly tortured and drowned. Authority for the date: Dryerre, J. Meldrum. Heroes and Heroines of the Scottish Covenanters. Religious Tract and Book Society of Scotland, 19
Cossacks murder Joseph, first metropolitan of Astrakhan, torturing him on a bed of coals in an effort to compel him to denounce a letter of excommunication as a forgery. He refuses to yield and is finally thrown from the city wall to his death.Authority for the date:
Bain, Robert Nisbet. The First Romanovs (1613-1725).