Death of John Joseph Williams, who had been the first Roman Catholic archbishop of Boston.Authority for the date:
- Boxer rebels in China execute missionaries Willie and Helen Peat, their children and associates. Authority for the date: Rusten, E. Michael and Sharon O. Rusten. One Year Christian History. Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., 2003.
- Baptism of William Paley, who becomes a famous Christian apologist, noted for his argument of watch and watch-maker. Authority for the date: Dictionary of National Biography.
A synod is called in Cambridge, Massachusetts to deal with Anne Hutchinson, who is charged with “traducing” (i.e., degrading) the ministry.Authority for the date:
Winslow, Ola Elizabeth. John Eliot; Apostle to the Indians. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1968.
Repose (death) of Alexander the abbot of Svir. He had led a saintly existence as a hermit and had built a church dedicated to the Trinity.Authority for the date: