History Hop Tags - Methodist

Methodist
Methodist - Notable Historical Events

John WesleyMay 24, 1738

@TweetsByHMP — Our most recent tweet:

Died #OnThisDay (2013): Johnny Laboriel, Ssuperzam el invencible https://t.co/5DC2LLy77i #TDIH @HistoryHop
— about 21 hours ago

Methodist - Historical Events
Date Event
1738-05-24

John Wesley is converted, essentially launching the Methodist movement; the day is celebrated annually by Methodists as Aldersgate Day.

1768-10-30

First Methodist church in North American colonies initiated (Wesley Chapel, NYC)

1784-02-28

John Wesley charters Methodist Church

1794-06-10

Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Philadelphia forms

1796-03-28

Bethel African Methodist Church of Phila is 1st US-African church

1796-08-23

African Methodist Episcopal Church incorporated

1816-04-09

African Methodist Episcopal Church organizes (Phila)

1821-03-14

African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church founded (NY)

1821-06-21

African Methodist Episcopal Zion (AMEZ) Church organizes (NYC)

1852-08-01

SF Methodists establish 1st black church, Zion Methodist

1865-07-02

One-time Methodist Reform Church minister William Booth and his wife Catherine found the Salvation Army (Army of the Salvation) as the East London Christian Mission

1890-12-16

Negro Methodist Episcopal Church founded in Jackson, TN

1915-09-22

Southern Methodist University (Dallas Texas) holds its 1st class

1925-06-10

Inaugural service for the United Church of Canada, a union of Presbyterian, Methodist, and Congregationalist churches held in Toronto Arena.

1926-07-20

A convention of the Methodist Church votes to allow women to become priests.

1956-05-02

US Methodist church disallows racial separation

1964-06-25

Prince A Taylor becomes 1st black methodist bishop (NJ)

1966-11-11

Methodist Church & Evangelical United Brethren Church unite as United Methodist Church (USA)

1968-04-23

United Methodist Church forms

1968-09-28

Chuck Hixson (Southern Methodist) completes 37 of record 69 passes

Keep in touch with us:
beta testing:

nothing here now

Methodist - Notable Birthdays

John WesleyJun 28, 1703

Methodist - Birthdays
Date Event
1703-06-28

John Wesley, Epworth, Lincolnshire, English Christian theologian and co-founder of the Methodist movement

1707-12-18

Charles Wesley, co-founder (Methodist movement)

1714-12-16

George Whitefield, English-born Methodist leader (d. 1770)

1760-02-14

Richard Allen, Phila, 1st black ordained by Methodist-Episcopal church

1816-04-17

Thomas Hazlehurst, English Methodist chapel builder (d. 1876)

1833-02-01

Henry McNeal Turner, black methodist bishop

1908-08-25

Esther Waterhouse, doctor/methodist

1909-11-29

Rupert Davies, methodist Scholar

1911-12-06

Alfred James Broomhall, Methodist missionary

1920-03-05

Leontine Tg Kelly, 1st black female bishop (Methodist)

1938-02-24

Kathleen Richardson, president (Methodist Conference)

1945-06-23

K B Wilson, methodist Preacher/Principal (Westminster College Oxford)

1958-07-02

Thomas Bickerton, American Methodist bishop

Methodist - Notable Weddings

Shirley TempleSep 19, 1945

Rod TaylorJun 1, 1963

George W. BushNov 5, 1977

Cal Ripken JrNov 13, 1987

Zina GarrisonSep 23, 1989

Marion JonesFeb 24, 2007

Methodist - Weddings
Date Event
1945-09-19

Actress Shirley Temple (17) weds actor John Agar (24) in an Episcopal ceremony at Wilshire Methodist Church

1957-12-28

"Rebel Without A Cause" actress Natalie Wood (19) weds actor Robert Wagner (27) at Scottsdale United Methodist Church in Scottsdale, Arizona

1963-06-01

Actor Rod Taylor (33) weds model Mary Hilem (25) at Westwood Community Methodist Church in Hollywood

1975-06-07

Academy Award-winning director Ron Howard (21) weds Cheryl Alley (21) at Magnolia Park United Methodist Church in Burbank, California

1977-11-05

43rd US President George W. Bush (31) weds Laura Welch (31) at The First United Methodist Church in Midland, Texas

1987-11-13

MLB baseball player Cal Ripken Jr (27) weds Kelly Geer at Towson United Methodist Church in Maryland

1989-09-23

Tennis Ace Zina Garrison (25) weds businessman Willard Jackson (25) at the Windsor Village United Methodist Church in Houston

1997-10-11

"Charlie's Angels" actress Jaclyn Smith (52) weds Chicago heart surgeon Bradley Allen (43) at United Westwood Methodist Church

1998-08-29

"Baywatch" actress Traci Bingham (30) weds Robb Vallier at First United Methodist Church in Ames, Iowa

2001-11-10

"Four Weddings and A Funeral" actress Andie MacDowell (43) weds businessman Rhett Hartzog (42) at Central United Methodist Church in Asheville, North Carolina

2005-07-30

Actress Sheryl Lee Ralph (49) weds Pennsylvania Senator Vincent Hughes (48) at the First African Methodist Episcopal Church in Los Angeles

2007-02-24

Former world champion track and field athlete Marion Jones (31) weds Olympic bronze medalist Obadele Thompson (30) at the Union Hill African Methodist Episcopal Church in Wilson's Mills, North Carolina

Methodist - Deaths
Date Event
1770-09-30

George Whitefield, English-born Methodist leader (b. 1714)

1804-08-17

Barbara Hec, organized 1st methodist church in US, dies

1876-07-14

Thomas Hazlehurst, English Methodist chapel builder (b. 1816)

1902-11-17

Hugh Price Hughes, Methodist Social Reformer (b. 1847)

1994-05-11

Alfred James Broomhall, methodist Missionary, dies at 82

1994-07-04

Rupert Davies, methodist scholar, dies at 84

1995-05-05

Esther Waterhouse, doctor/methodist, dies at 86

1995-10-22

K B Wilson, methodist principal (Westminster College), dies at 50

2008-12-02

Kathleen Baskin-Ball, American United Methodist Pastor


Today in history calendar
January 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
February 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29
March 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
April 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
May 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
June 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
July 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
August 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
September 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
October 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
November 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
December 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31