January 8

January 8, 482: On this day, Severinus of Noricum died. Saint and "Apostle to Noricum" Severinus of Noricum is well-known. He might have been born in the African Roman province or Southern Italy, according […]

April 2

April 2, 1767: On this day in 1767 the expulsion of the Jesuits from Spain’s massive territories across the Americas began. This was undertaken on the orders of King Charles III of Spain and […]

December 28

December 28, 1847: Henderson Luelling was born. An American Quaker and abolitionist who practiced horticulture, Luelling holds the distinction of establishing varietal fruits in Oregon, a state now reputable for the depth of its […]

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