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Anglican - Notable Historical Events

Thomas BecketDec 29, 1170

Jonathan SwiftJan 13, 1695

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Anglican - Historical Events
Date Event
1170-12-29

Assassination inside Canterbury Cathedral of Thomas Becket, Archbishop of Canterbury by followers of King Henry II; he subsequently becomes a saint and martyr in the Anglican Church and the Roman Catholic Church.

1634-11-11

Following pressure from Anglican bishop John Atherton, the Irish House of Commons passes "An Act for the Punishment for the Vice of Buggery".

1695-01-13

Jonathan Swift ordained an Anglican priest in Ireland

1787-02-04

1st Anglican bishops of NY & Pennsylvania consecrated in London

1845-10-09

The eminent and controversial Anglican, John Henry Newman, is received into the Roman Catholic Church.

1877-01-22

Arthur Tooth, an Anglican clergyman is taken into custody after being prosecuted for using ritualist practices.

1920-04-01

The (Anglican) Church in Wales disestablished

1966-03-23

1st official meeting after 400 years of Catholic & Anglican Church

1981-02-26

3 Anglican missionaries detained in Iran since Aug 1980 are released

1983-02-10

Anglican synod vote 338-100 against unilateral UK nuclear disarmament

1984-10-16

Desmond Tutu, black Anglican Bishop, wins Nobel Peace Prize

1986-04-14

Desmond Tutu elected Anglican archbishop of Capetown

1986-09-07

Desmond Tutu becomes Anglican archbishop of Capetown

1987-01-20

Anglican Church envoy Terry Waite taken hostage in Beirut, Lebanon

1990-06-29

World's first female diocesan Anglican bishop, Dr Penny Jamieson, appointed, New Zealand

1996-06-23

Archbishop Tutu retires as Archbishop of Cape Town and head of the Anglican Church in South Africa

1996-12-23

4 women ordained priests in Jamaica, 1st in 330-year Anglican history

2003-02-27

Rowan Williams is enthroned as the 104th Archbishop of Canterbury in the Anglican church.

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Anglican - Birthdays
Date Event
1577-02-08

Robert Burton, writer, Anglican clergyman (Anatomy of Melancholy)

1666-07-10

John Ernest Grabe, German-born Anglican theologian (d. 1711)

1721-07-14

John Douglas, Scottish Anglican bishop and man of letters (d. 1807)

1792-04-25

John Keble, Anglican priest/founder (Oxford Movement)

1807-09-05

Richard Chenevix Trench, Irish Anglican clergyman and philologist (d. 1886)

1821-04-03

T. Pelham Dale, Anglican clergyman prosecuted for Ritualist practices in the 1870s (d. 1892)

1825-06-21

William Stubbs, English historian and Anglican bishop of Oxford (d. 1901)

1839-06-17

Fr. Arthur Tooth SSC, Anglican Clergyman prosecuted for ritualist activities (d. 1931)

1861-01-06

George Exton Lloyd, Anglican bishop and theologian (d. 1940)

1895-06-22

James Arthur Calata, Anglican clergyman and African National Congress (ANC) leader, Rabula, Keiskammahoek, Eastern Cape.

1895-07-22

James Arthur Calata, African National Congress (ANC) leader and Anglican clergyman

1905-06-29

Alphaeus Hamilton Zulu (Bishop Zulu), Nquthu Natal, Anglican bishop of Zululand and Swaziland

1909-02-04

Kenneth W Howell, English Anglican bishop (Chile/Bolivia/Peru)

1931-10-07

Desmond Tutu, Anglican Archbishop of S Afr (Nobel Peace Prize 1982)

1939-05-31

Terry Waite, Anglican Church envoy/Lebanese hostage

1940-03-03

Owen Spencer-Thomas, English broadcaster, journalist and Anglican clergyman

Anglican - Notable Weddings

Donald BradmanApr 30, 1932

Guy GibsonNov 23, 1940

Anglican - Weddings
Date Event
1932-04-30

Cricketer Donald Bradman (23) weds Jessie Martha Menzies at St Paul's Anglican Church in Burwood, Sydney

1940-11-23

RAF pilot Guy Gibson (22) weds show dancer and actress Eve Moore in Penarth's Anglican Church

Anglican - Deaths
Date Event
1711-11-03

John Ernest Grabe, German-born Anglican theologian (b. 1666)

1807-05-18

John Douglas, Scottish Anglican bishop and man of letters (b. 1721)

1892-04-19

Fr. Thomas Dale SSC, Anglican clergyman prosecuted for Ritualist practices in the 1870s (b. 1821)

1915-01-14

Richard Meux Benson, founder of Anglican religious order (b. 1824)

1931-03-05

Fr. Arthur Tooth SSC, Anglican Clergyman prosecuted and imprisoned for ritualist activities (b. 1839)

1940-12-08

George Exton Lloyd, Anglican Bishop and theologian (b. 1861)

1983-06-16

James Arthur Calata, African National Congress (ANC) leader and Anglican clergyman, at 87


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