Death in Medford, Massachusetts, of Catholic layworker and evangelist Martha Gallison Moore Avery.Authority for the date:
Hall, Timothy L. American Religious Leaders, American Biographies. New York: Facts On File, Inc., 2002.
Communists convict the Orthodox priest Alexander Zaitsev of anti-Soviet agitation and handing over Soviet sympathizers to a resistance movement. He is sentenced to death and will be shot.Authority for the date:
Moss, Vladimir. Holy New Martyrs and Confessors of the Urals, Siberia and Central Asia.
Death of Mary MacKillop, Australian nun, co-founder of the Sisters of St Joseph of the Sacred Heart. She will be named a saint by the Roman Catholic church—Australia’s first.Authority for the date:
Death in Portland, Maine, of Cyrus Hamlin, who had been a missionary to Turkey and founded Roberts College.Authority for the date:
Gustaf Palmquist baptizes three converts in the Mississippi River at Rock Island. He will form the Swedish Baptist Church which became known as The Baptist General Conference.Authority for the date:
The First African Baptist Church of Boston is organized with twenty members.Authority for the date:
Death of Antonie Arnauld, a Jansenist leader who had promoted an Augustinian version of grace similar to Calvinism.Authority for the date: