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Baptist - Notable Historical Events

Joseph SmithMay 15, 1829

Bruce LeeMay 10, 1973

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Baptist - Historical Events
Date Event
962-12-23

Byzantine-Arab Wars: Under the future Emperor Nicephorus Phocas, Byzantine troops stormed the city of Aleppo, recovering the tattered tunic of John the Baptist.

1664-05-28

1st Baptist Church organizes (Boston)

1788-01-20

Pioneer African Baptist church organizes in Savannah, Ga

1792-10-02

Baptist Missionary Society forms in London

1829-05-15

Joseph Smith ordained by John the Baptist according to Joseph Smith

1869-09-10

Baptist minister supposedly invents rickshaw in Yokohama, Japan

1915-05-17

National Baptist Convention chartered

1962-08-15

Shady Grove Baptist Church burned in Leesburg Georgia

1973-05-10

Bruce Lee collapses in Golden Harvest studios in Hong Kong and is rushed to Hong Kong Baptist Hospital where doctors diagnose him with cerebral edema

1982-12-05

Seattle Univ Baptist Ch declares sanctuary for Cen Am refugees

1984-06-14

Southern Baptist convention decide on no women clergy members

2002-05-22

American civil rights movement: a jury in Birmingham, Alabama, convicts former Ku Klux Klan member Bobby Frank Cherry of the 1963 murders of four girls in the bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church.

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Baptist - Birthdays
Date Event
1566-12-20

Edward Wightman, English Baptist preacher (d. 1612)

1579-01-12

Jan Baptist van Helmont, Flemish chemist, (found boiling point temperature)

1579-11-22

Jan Baptist Stalpart van der Wiele, Dutch lawyer/pastor/lyricist

1622-11-08

Galenus Abrahamsz de Haen, Dutch baptist pastor (Lambs' War)

1680-01-03

Johann Baptist Zimmermann, German stucco worker

1697-03-30

John-Baptist Xavery, Flemish sculptor

1708-08-10

John Stinstra, baptist vicar

1735-10-01

Johann Baptist Christoph Toeschi, composer

1739-05-12

Johann Baptist (Jan Krtitel) Vanhal, composer

1742-05-08

Johann Baptist Krumpholtz, composer

1751-08-12

Johann Baptist Lasser, composer

1753-11-30

Johann Baptist Schenk, composer

1768-12-06

Johann Baptist Henneberg, composer

1771-02-24

Johann Baptist Cramer, German/British pianist/composer/publisher

1781-02-09

Johann Baptist von Spix, German scientist (d. 1826)

1783-03-26

Johann Baptist Weigl, composer

1804-06-08

Jan Baptist van Son, Dutch politician (RC)

1805-12-10

John E Feisser, theologist/founder 1st Dutch baptist church

1814-01-30

Jean-Baptist Capronnier, French/Belgian glass painter

1825-10-25

Johann Baptist Strauss, (the younger), Austria, composer (Waltz King)

1834-11-25

Jean-Baptist Colyns, composer

1909-12-19

W.A. Criswell, American (Baptist) preacher (d. 2002)

1910-11-02

Frederic Berest, Ministry of John the Baptist

1911-04-30

John-Baptist J Walgrave, [Henricus/Humanus], Flemish, theologist

1918-11-07

Billy Graham, Charlotte NC, Baptist evangelist (Crusades)

1920-02-12

William Roscoe Estep, Baptist historian and professor (d. 2000)

1921-11-19

Peter Ruckman, American Baptist minister

1926-09-25

Jack Hyles, Baptist pastor (d. 2001)

1946-9-27

Lorraine Baptist, The Old Engine

1966-07-14

Roger Baptist, Kino Karlshorst

1981-12-15

Creighton Lovelace, American Baptist minister

1984-12-20

Emerson Collins, Southern Baptist Sissies

Baptist - Notable Weddings

Thurgood MarshallSep 4, 1930

Nat King ColeMar 28, 1948

John DiefenbakerDec 8, 1953

Elgin BaylorJun 22, 1958

Fran TarkentonDec 22, 1960

Al SharptonOct 31, 1980

David RobinsonDec 16, 1991

John F. KennedySep 21, 1996

Lennox LewisJul 15, 2005

Baptist - Weddings
Date Event
1930-09-04

Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall (21) weds Vivien Burey at First African Baptist Church in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

1948-03-28

Musician Nat King Cole (29) weds jazz singer Maria Hawkins (25) at Abyssinian Baptist Church in Harlem, New York

1953-12-08

Prime Minister of Canada John Diefenbaker (58) weds second wife Olive Palmer (51) at Park Road Baptist Church in Toronto, Canada

1958-06-22

NBA forward Elgin Baylor (23) weds Ruby Saunder at Mt Olive Baptist Church in Washington, DC

1960-12-22

NFL quarterback Fran Tarkenton (20) weds Anna Elaine Merrell at First Baptist Church in Decatur, Georgia

1980-10-31

Baptist minister Al Sharpton (26) weds back up singer Kathy Jordan

1991-12-16

NBA center David Robinson (26) weds Valerie Hoggatt at a Baptist church ceremony in San Antonio, Texas

1996-09-21

Elder son of U.S. President John F. Kennedy and magazine publisher John F. Kennedy Jr. (35) weds Caroline Bisset (30) at the wood-frame Brack Chapel of the First African Baptist Church in Cumberland Island, Georgia

1999-06-12

Former Olympic gymnast Shannon Miller (22) weds lawyer and ophthalmologist Chris Phillips (26) at Quail Springs Baptist Church in Oklahoma City

2000-10-14

Asylum recording artist Bryan White (26) weds actress Erika Page at Royal Lane Baptist Church in Dallas, Texas

2005-01-08

Rapper and actor Nas (32) weds R&B singer Kelis (25) at Morningside Baptist Church in Atlanta, Georgia

2005-07-15

Heavyweight boxing champion Lennox Lewis (39) weds former Miss Jamaica runner-up Violet Chang at William Knibb Memorial Baptist Church in Falmouth, Jamaica

2006-04-21

Professional drag racer Andrew Hines (22) weds Tanya Phillips at the First Baptist Church in Tampa, Florida

2006-06-03

Pop band Hanson member Zac Hanson (20) weds Kate Tucker (22) at the Second Ponce de Leon Baptist Church in Atlanta, Georgia

Baptist - Deaths
Date Event
29-08-29

John the Baptist, beheaded

1559-03-14

Jacques d'Auchy, Walloon baptist merchant, executed

1612-04-11

Edward Wightman, English Baptist preacher (b. 1566)

1630-12-29

Jan Baptist Stalpart van der Wiele, RC pastor/lyricist, dies at 51

1644-12-30

Jan Baptist van Helmont, Flemish chemist (b. 1577)

1706-04-19

Galenus Abrahamsz de Haen, Dutch baptist leader, dies

1742-07-19

John-Baptist Xavery, Flemish sculptor, dies at 45

1758-03-02

Johann Baptist Zimmermann, German stucco worker, buried at 78

1790-01-08

John Stinstra, Dutch baptist vicar, dies at 81

1800-03-03

Johann Baptist Christoph Toeschi, composer, dies at 64

1805-10-21

Johann Baptist Lasser, composer, dies at 54

1822-11-26

Johann Baptist Henneberg, composer, dies at 53

1834-06-09

William Carey, one of the founders of the Baptist Missionary Society (b. 1761)

1836-12-29

Johann Baptist Schenk, composer, dies at 83

1849-09-25

Johann Baptist Strauss, elder, composer (Radetzky-Marsch), dies at 45

1850-04-12

Adoniram Judson, American Baptist missionary (b. 1788)

1852-07-05

Johann Baptist Weigl, composer, dies at 69

1858-04-16

Johann Baptist Cramer, Ger/Brit pianist/composer/publisher, dies at 87

1865-06-02

John E Feisser, founder (1st Dutch baptist church), dies at 59

1875-11-06

John Baptist van Son, Dutch Catholic politician, dies at 71

1891-07-31

Jean-Baptist Capronnier, French/Belgian painter, dies at 77

1899-06-03

Johann Baptist Strauss, Austria, composer (Waltz King), dies at 73

1902-10-31

Jean-Baptist Colyns, composer, dies at 67

1931-01-11

James Milton Carroll, American Baptist pastor, leader, historian, and author (b. 1852)

2000-07-14

William Roscoe Estep, American Baptist historian (b. 1920)

2001-06-02

Frank Stagg, Baptist Theologian (b. 1911)

2002-01-10

W.A. Criswell, American (Baptist) preacher (b. 1909)

2005-11-15

Dr. Adrian Rogers, American Southern Baptist Minister and leader (b. 1931)


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