History Hop Tags - Religion

Religion - Notable Historical Events

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Louis XIVFeb 1, 1669

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Religion - Historical Events
Date Event
392-11-08

Roman Emperor Theodosius declares Christian religion, state religion

1552-08-02

Treaty of Passau: Emperor Charles V accepts Lutheran religion

1555-09-25

Freedom of Religion in Augsburg

1564-12-31

Willem van Orange demands freedom of conscience/religion

1567-09-29

War of Religion breaks out in France - Huguenots try to kidnap king Charles IX

1571-01-11

Emperor Maximilian II grants Austrian adel freedom of religion

1572-08-22

Failed assassination on Gaspard de Coligny, a French nobleman and admiral, a Huguenot leader in the French Wars of Religion

1573-01-28

Articles of Warsaw Confederation are signed, sanctioning freedom of religion in Poland.

1590-03-14

Battle of Ivry: French King Henri IV beats Catholic League during French Wars of Religion

1609-07-06

Majesteitsbrief: Emperor Rudolf II grants Bohemia freedom of religion

1609-07-09

Emperor Rudolf II grants Bohemian protestants freedom of religion

1609-07-20

Emperor Rudolf II grants Silezische protestants freedom of religion

1660-04-04

English king Charles II sends Declaration of Breda (freedom of religion)

1669-02-01

French King Louis XIV limits freedom of religion

1681-11-09

Hungarian parliament promises protestants freedom of religion

1689-05-24

English Parliament guarantees freedom of religion for Protestants

1699-04-14

Khalsa: Birth of Khalsa, the brotherhood of the Sikh religion, in Northern India in accordance with the Nanakshahi calendar.

1740-06-22

King Frederik II of Prussia ends torture & guarantees religion & freedom of the press

1770-06-19

Emanuel Swedenborg reports the completion of the Second Coming of Christ in his work True Christian Religion.

1829-04-13

English Emancipation Act grants freedom of religion to Catholics

1839-11-03

Palace of Gulhane Turkey, freedom of religion proclaimed

1908-08-16

The Committee of Union and Progress, 'The Young Turks', announces a program for reforms and respect for the rights of all within the Ottoman Empire, regardless of race or religion

1930-03-31

The Motion Pictures Production Code is instituted, imposing strict guidelines on the treatment of sex, crime, religion and violence in film for the next thirty eight years.

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Religion - Birthdays
Date Event
1469-04-15

Nanak Dev, Nankana Sahib, Pakistan, founder of the religion of Sikhism and the 1st Sikh Guru

1823-02-28

Ernest Renan, French philosopher/historian/scholar of religion

1852-02-16

Charles Taze Russell, religion founder (Jehovah's Witnesses)

1882-04-10

Simon F H J Berkelbach Van der Sprenkel, theologist (Fear & Religion)

1890-03-18

Gerardus van der Leeuw, Dutch religion historian/minister of Education

1921-05-19

Karel van het Reve, Dutch Slavist (Comrade's Religion)

1935-07-01

Rashied Ali, Jazz Is Our Religion

1946-02-07

Sammy Johns, rocker (Politics, Religion & Her), (d. 2013)

1946-09-30

Claude Vorilhon, founder of Raelism, a ufo religion

1948-10-03

Michael Medved, Hollywood vs. Religion

1960-01-04

Michael Stipe, US rock vocalist (REM-Losing My Religion, Stand)

1960-04-30

David Miscavige, This Is Scientology: An Overview of the World's Fastest Growing Religion

1962-05-12

Brett Gurewitz, American songwriter and record producer (Bad Religion) (Epitaph)

1962-05-12

Brett Gurewitz, Bad Religion: Along the Way

1963-06-06

Jay Bentley, Bad Religion: Along the Way

1964-06-11

Peter Finestone, Bad Religion: Along the Way

1964-11-06

Greg Graffin, American singer (Bad Religion)

1967-07-06

Rijurekh Chakravarty, A Short Film on Religion

1974-03-22

Brian Ferretti, Secret History of Religion: Knights Templar

1977-02-15

Brooks Wackerman, American musician (Bad Religion)

1977-02-15

Brooks Wackerman, Bad Religion: Live at the Palladium

1977-07-27

Manabi Mizuno, Religion

1978-12-05

Shantanu Ghosh, A Short Film on Religion

1979-02-12

Tristan Lemieux, Not My Religion

1979-02-25

Greg Vorob, Marty and Doug's New Religion

1979-10-12

Dan Conrad, Marty and Doug's New Religion

1980-06-12

Ian Campbell Dunn, Marty and Doug's New Religion

1980-08-24

Benjamin Klein, April Is My Religion

1981-01-14

Eva Tingley, Comparative Religion

1986-07-06

Elissa Wall, THS Investigates: Cults, Religion & Mind Control

Religion - Deaths
Date Event
1750-11-20

Wilhelmus Schortinghuis, theologist (Christian religion), dies at 50

1955-08-27

Joachim Wach, philosopher/sociologist (Sociology of Religion), dies

2009-08-12

Rashied Ali, Jazz Is Our Religion

2014-06-29

Shantanu Ghosh, A Short Film on Religion


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