May 15 May 11, 2015 14:03:44 GMT -5
Post by Evon on May 11, 2015 14:03:44 GMT -5
May 15 is the 135th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar.
There are 230 days remaining until the end of the year.
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495 BC A newly constructed temple in honour of the god Mercury was dedicated in ancient Rome on the Circus Maximus, between the Aventine and Palatine hills. To spite the senate and the consuls, the people awarded the dedication to a senior military officer, Marcus Laetorius
392 Emperor Valentinian II is assassinated while advancing into Gaul against the Frankish usurper Arbogast. He is found hanging in his residence at Vienne.
589 King Authari marries Theodelinda, daughter of the Bavarian duke Garibald I. A Catholic, she has great influence among the Lombard nobility.
Pope Innocent IV sends Dominicans and Franciscans out to the Tartars (Mongols)
1252 Pope Innocent IV issues the papal bull ad extirpanda, which authorizes, but also limits, the torture of heretics in the Medieval Inquisition.
1455 A crusade against the Turks and for the capture of Constantinople was proclaimed by Pope Calixtus III.
1525 Insurgent peasants led by Anabaptist pastor Thomas Müntzer were defeated at the Battle of Frankenhausen, ending the German Peasants' War in the Holy Roman Empire.
1536 Anne Boleyn, Queen of England, stands trial in London on charges of treason, adultery and incest. She is condemned to death by a specially-selected jury.
1567 Mary, Queen of Scots marries James Hepburn, 4th Earl of Bothwell, her third husband.
1602 Bartholomew Gosnold becomes the first recorded European to see Cape Cod.
1618 Johannes Kepler confirms his previously rejected discovery of the third law of planetary motion (he first discovered it on March 8 but soon rejected the idea after some initial calculations were made).
The Ratification of the Treaty of Münster, 15 May 1648 (1648) by Gerard ter Borch
1648 The Treaty of Westphalia is signed.
1686 Rev. Robert Ratcliffe arrived in Boston from England, with orders from King Charles II to establish the Anglican Church in Massachusetts.
1701 The War of the Spanish Succession begins.
1718 James Puckle, a London lawyer, patents the world's first machine gun.
1755 Laredo, Texas is established by the Spaniards.
1776 American Revolution: The Virginia Convention instructs its Continental Congress delegation to propose a resolution of independence from Great Britain, paving the way for the United States Declaration of Independence.
1791 French Revolution: Maximilien Robespierre proposes the Self-denying Ordinance. During the French Revolution the Constituent Assembly, elected in 1789, passed a self-denying ordinance barring any member from sitting in its successor, the Legislative Assembly convened in 1791.
1792 War of the First Coalition: France declares war on Kingdom of Sardinia.
1793 Diego Marín Aguilera flies a glider for "about 360 meters", at a height of 5–6 meters, during one of the first attempted manned flights.
1796 First Coalition: Napoleon enters Milan in triumph.
1800 King George III of the United Kingdom survives an assassination attempt by James Hadfield, who is later acquitted by reason of insanity.
1811 Paraguay declares independence from Spain.
1817 Opening of the first private mental health hospital in the United States, the Asylum for the Relief of Persons Deprived of the Use of Their Reason (now Friends Hospital) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
1836 Francis Baily observes "Baily's beads" during an annular eclipse. The Baily's beads effect is a feature of total solar eclipses. As the moon "grazes" by the Sun during a solar eclipse, the rugged lunar limb topography allows beads of sunlight to shine through in some places, and not in others. The name is in honor of Francis Baily who first provided an exact explanation of the phenomenon in 1836.
1849 Troops of the Two Sicilies take Palermo and crush the republican government of Sicily
1850 The Bloody Island Massacre takes place in Lake County, California, in which a large number of Pomo Indians in Lake County are slaughtered by a regiment of the United States Cavalry, led by Nathaniel Lyon.
1851 The first Australian gold rush is proclaimed, although the discovery had been made three months earlier.
1858 Opening of the present Royal Opera House in Covent Garden, London.
1862 President Abraham Lincoln signs a bill into law creating the United States Bureau of Agriculture. It is later renamed the United States Department of Agriculture.
Battle of Resaca, by Kurz and Allison, 1889.
1864 American Civil War: Battle of Resaca, Georgia ends.
"Cadets at New Market"
1864 American Civil War: Battle of New Market, Virginia: Students from the Virginia Military Institute fight alongside the Confederate Army to force Union General Franz Sigel out of the Shenandoah Valley.
Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton.
1869 Women's suffrage: In New York, Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton form the National Woman Suffrage Association.
1882 Temporary regulations regarding the Jews (also known as May Laws) were proposed by minister of internal affairs Nikolai Ignatyev and enacted on May 15 (May 3 O.S.), 1882, by the Emperor Alexander III of Russia. Originally, regulations of May 1882 were intended only as temporary measures until the revision of the laws concerning the Jews, but remained in effect for more than thirty years.
1889 At the close of a two-day denominational conference in Cleveland, Ohio, the Epworth League of the Methodist Episcopal Church was organized. It became the foundation of the current United Methodist Youth (UMY) fellowship programs.
1891 Pope Leo XIII defends workers' rights and property rights in the encyclical Rerum novarum, the beginning of modern Catholic social teaching.
1904 Russo-Japanese War: The Russian minelayer Amur lays a minefield about 15 miles off Port Arthur and sinks Japan's battleships Hatsuse, 15,000 tons, with 496 crew and Yashima.
1905 Las Vegas is founded, when 110 acres (0.45 km2), in what later would become downtown, are auctioned off.
1911 In Standard Oil Company of New Jersey v. United States, the United States Supreme Court declares Standard Oil to be an "unreasonable" monopoly under the Sherman Antitrust Act and orders the company to be broken up.
1911 Three hundred three Chinese and five Japanese immigrants are killed in the Torreón massacre when the forces of the Mexican Revolution led by Francisco I. Madero's brother Emilio Madero take the city of Torreón from the Federales.
1919 The Winnipeg General Strike begins. By 11:00, almost the whole working population of Winnipeg, Manitoba had walked off the job.
1919 Greek invasion of Smyrna. During the invasion, the Greek army kills or wounds 350 Turks. Those responsible are punished by the Greek Commander Aristides Stergiades.
1925 Al-Insaniyyah, the first Arabic communist newspaper, is founded.
Plane Crazy Mickey Mouse Classic Walt Disney 1928 Sound Cartoon
1928 Walt Disney character Mickey Mouse premieres in his first cartoon, Plane Crazy
1929 A fire at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio kills 123.
USS Sailfish (SS-192), off the Mare Island Navy Yard, Vallejo, California, 13 April 1943
1940 USS Sailfish is recommissioned. It was originally the USS Squalus.
The city of Rotterdam after the German bombing during the German invasion of the Netherlands in May 1940.
1940 World War II: After fierce fighting, the poorly trained and equipped Dutch troops surrender to Germany, marking the beginning of five years of occupation.
The oldest operating McDonald's restaurant was the third one built, opening in 1953. It is located at 10207 Lakewood Blvd. at Florence Ave. in Downey, California (at
1940 McDonald's opens its first restaurant in San Bernardino, California.
1941 First flight of the Gloster E.28/39 the first British and Allied jet aircraft.
WAC Air Controller by Dan V. Smith, 1943.
1942 World War II: In the United States, a bill creating the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) is signed into law.
1943 Joseph Stalin dissolves the Comintern (or Third International).
1943 German Lutheran theologian and Nazi martyr Dietrich Bonhoeffer wrote in a letter from prison: 'I read the Psalms every day, as I have done for years; I know them and love them more than any other book.'
1945 World War II: The Battle of Poljana, the final skirmish in Europe is fought near Prevalje, Slovenia.
1948 Following the demise of Mandatory Palestine, the Kingdom of Egypt, Transjordan, Lebanon, Syria, Iraq and Saudi Arabia invade Israel thus starting the 1948 Arab–Israeli War.
1951 The Polish cultural attaché in Paris, Czesław Miłosz, asks the French government for political asylum.
2003 patch honoring Don Murphy and celebrating the 50th anniversary of the derby
1953 Cubmaster Don Murphy organized the first pinewood derby, in Manhattan Beach, California, by Pack 280c.
1957 At Malden Island in the Pacific Ocean, Britain tests its first hydrogen bomb in Operation Grapple.
1958 The Soviet Union launches Sputnik 3.
1960 The Soviet Union launches Sputnik 4.
L. Gordon Cooper, Jr.
1963 Project Mercury: The launch of the final Mercury mission, Mercury-Atlas 9 with astronaut L. Gordon Cooper on board. He becomes the first American to spend more than a day in space, and the last American to go into space alone.
1966 After a policy dispute, Prime Minister Nguyễn Cao Kỳ of South Vietnam's ruling junta launches a military attack on the forces of General Tôn Thất Đính, forcing him to abandon his command.
People's Park, Berkeley
1969 People's Park: California Governor Ronald Reagan has an impromptu student park owned by University of California at Berkeley fenced off from student anti-war protestors, sparking a riot called Bloody Thursday.
1970 President Richard Nixon appoints Anna Mae Hays and Elizabeth P. Hoisington the first female United States Army Generals.
1970 Philip Lafayette Gibbs and James Earl Green are killed at Jackson State University by police during student protests.
1972 Okinawa, under U.S. military governance since its conquest in 1945, reverts to Japanese control.
1972 In Laurel, Maryland, Arthur Bremer shoots and paralyzes Alabama Governor George Wallace while he is campaigning to become President.
1974 Ma'alot massacre: Members of the Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine attack and take hostages at an Israeli school; a total of 31 people are killed, including 22 schoolchildren.
1986 Elio de Angelis, was killed while testing the Brabham BT55 at the Paul Ricard circuit at Le Castellet.
1987 The Soviet Union launches the Polyus prototype orbital weapons platform. It fails to reach orbit.
1988 Soviet war in Afghanistan: After more than eight years of fighting, the Soviet Army begins its withdrawal from Afghanistan.
1991 Édith Cresson becomes France's first female premier.
1997 The United States government acknowledges the existence of the "Secret War" in Laos and dedicates the Laos Memorial in honor of Hmong and other "Secret War" veterans.
2006 Cloud Gate was formally dedicated in Chicago's Millennium Park.
2008 California becomes the second U.S. state after Massachusetts in 2004 to legalize same-sex marriage after the state's own Supreme Court rules a previous ban unconstitutional.
2010 Jessica Watson becomes the youngest person to sail, non-stop and unassisted around the world solo.
2013 An upsurge in violence in Iraq leaves more than 389 people dead over three days.
1567 Claudio Monteverdi, Italian priest and composer (d. 1643)
1608 René Goupil, French-American missionary (d. 1642)
1720 Maximilian Hell, Hungarian priest and astronomer (d. 1792)
1749 Levi Lincoln, Sr., American lawyer and politician, 4th United States Attorney General (d. 1820)
1816 Sylvanus Dryden Phelps, U.S. Baptist clergyman and poet. His several writings included the hymn, "Savior, Thy Dying Love."
1817 Debendranath Tagore, Indian philosopher (d. 1905)
1819 Thomas Leonidas Crittenden Major General (Union volunteers) (d October 23, 1893)
1830 Laurence Simmons Baker officer in the United States Army on the frontier, then later a brigadier general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War, died in 1907
1841 Clarence Dutton, American commander and geologist (d. 1912)
1856 L. Frank Baum, American author (d. 1919) (Wizard of Oz)
1857 Williamina Paton Stevens Fleming , Scottish-American astronomer and academic. During her career, she helped develop a common designation system for stars and catalogued thousands of stars and other astronomical phenomena. Fleming is especially noted for her discovery of the Horsehead Nebula in 1888 (d. 1911)
1860 Ellen Louise Axson Wilson 1st wife of Woodrow Wilson
1870 Eddie Morton, American singer (d. 1930)
1889 Bessie Hillman labor activist and founder of the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America. She led the 1910 Chicago Garment Workers' Strike strike, which brought about the creation of the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America labor union in 1914.
1890 Katherine Anne Porter, Pulitzer Prize-winning American journalist, essayist, short story writer, novelist, and political activist. Her 1962 novel Ship of Fools was the best-selling novel in America that year, but her short stories received much more critical acclaim. She is known for her penetrating insight; her work deals with dark themes such as betrayal, death and the origin of human evil. In 1990, Recorded Texas Historic Landmark number 2905 was placed in Brown County, Texas, to honor the life and career of Porter.[(d. 1980)
1891 Chief Nipo T Strongheart Yakima WA, US Indian actor (Pony Soldier)
1892 Charles E. Rosendahl, American admiral (d. 1977)
1894 Feg Murray, American hurdler (d. 1973)
1895 Prescott Bush, American banker and politician. He was a Wall Street executive banker and a United States Senator, representing Connecticut from 1952 until January 1963. He was the father of George H. W. Bush (41st President of the United States) and the grandfather of George W. Bush (43rd President of the United States) and Jeb Bush (43rd Governor of Florida).(d. 1972)
1895 William D. Byron, American politician (d. 1941)
1895 Astrid Zachrison, Swedish super-centenarian (d. 2008)
1902 Richard J. Daley, American politician, 48th Mayor of Chicago (d. 1976)
1904 Clifton Fadiman, American game show host and author (Information Please, Quiz Kids) (d. 1999)
1905 Joseph Cotten, American actor (3rd Man, Airport 77, Hearse) (d. 1994)
1905 Abraham Zapruder, American businessman, filmed the Zapruder film (d. 1970)
1910 Constance Cummings, American-English actress (d. 2005)
Fuchs preparing for a role in 1949.
1911 Leo Fuchs Polish/US Yiddish actor (Galitzianer Cowboy) (d 1994)
1912 Arthur Berger, American composer and educator (d. 2003)
1915 Paul Samuelson, American economist, Nobel Prize laureate, author of the best-selling economics textbook of all time: Economics: An Introductory Analysis, first published in 1948. It was the second American textbook to explain the principles of Keynesian economics and how to think about economics, and the first one to be successful, and is now in its 19th edition, having sold nearly 4 million copies in 40 languages. (d. 2009)
1915 Bill Williams Brooklyn NY, actor (Starlit Time, Date With the Angels) (d 1992)
Eddy Arnold Cattle Call
1918 Richard Edward "Eddy" Arnold , American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor. American country music singer who performed for six decades. He was a so-called Nashville sound (country/popular music) innovator of the late 1950s, and scored 147 songs on the Billboard country music charts, second only to George Jones. He sold more than 85 million records. A member of the Grand Ole Opry (beginning 1943) and the Country Music Hall of Fame (beginning 1966), Arnold ranked 22nd on Country Music Television's 2003 list of "The 40 Greatest Men of Country Music." (d. 2008)
1918 Arthur Jackson, American lieutenant and target shooter (d. 2015)
1918 Joseph Wiseman, Canadian-American actor (d. 2009)
1923 Richard Avedon, American photographer (d. 2004)
1925 Carl Sanders, American soldier, pilot, and politician, 74th Governor of Georgia (d. 2014)
1929 George Selden, American author (d. 1989)
1929 Peggy Pope Montclair NJ, actress (Billy, Mrs David-Soap)
1930 Jasper Johns, American painter
1931 Ken Venturi, American golfer and sportscaster (d. 2013)
1935 Don Bragg, American pole vaulter
Utah Phillips - Hallelujah I'm a Bum
1935 Utah Phillips, American singer-songwriter (d. 2008)
1936 Anna Maria Alberghetti, Italian-American actress and singer
1936 Wavy Gravy, American clown and activist
1936 Donald [ Anthony] Moffitt US, sci-fi author (Jupiter Theft)
1936 Paul Zindel, American author, playwright, and educator (d. 2003)
1937 Madeleine Albright, Czech-American politician, 64th United States Secretary of State
Trini Lopez - Come A Little Bit Closer
1937 Trini Lopez, American singer, guitarist, and actor
1937 Joe Tait, American sportscaster
1938 Nancy Garden, American author (d. 2014)
1938 Diane Nash, American educator and activist
Lenny Welch Breaking Up Is Hard To Do
1938 Lenny Welch, American singer
1940 Paul Rudd Boston MA, actor (Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court)
1940 Roger Ailes, American businessman, president of Fox News Channel, and chairman of the Fox Television Stations Group. Ailes was a media consultant for Republican presidents Richard Nixon, Ronald Reagan, and George H. W. Bush and for Rudy Giuliani’s first mayoral campaign (1989).
1940 Lainie Kazan, American actress and singer
1940 Don Nelson, American basketball player and coach
1941 Jaxon, American illustrator and publisher, co-founded the Rip Off Press (d. 2006)
1942 Lois Johnson, American singer (d. 2014)
1942 K. T. Oslin, American singer-songwriter and actress
1943 Freddie Perren, American songwriter, producer, and conductor (d. 2004)
1944 Bill Alter, American politician
1948 Kathleen Sebelius, American politician, 44th Governor of Kansas
1949 George Adams, American basketball player
1949 Frank L. Culbertson, Jr., American captain, pilot, and astronaut
1950 Nicholas Hammond, American-Australian actor and singer
1951 Dennis Frederiksen, American singer-songwriter (Toto, Angel, and Le Roux) (d. 2014)
1951 Frank Wilczek, American mathematician and physicist, Nobel Prize laureate
1952 Chazz Palminteri, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter
1952 Phil Seymour, American singer-songwriter and producer (d. 1993)
1953 George Brett, American baseball player and coach
1954 Suzanne Basso, American murderer (d. 2014)
1954 Diana Liverman, English-American geographer and academic
1955 Lee Horsley, American actor
1956 Dan Patrick, American sportscaster
1957 Meg Gardiner, American-English author
1957 Kevin Von Erich, American wrestler
1957 Ashutosh Varshney, American political scientist
1958 Ron Simmons, American football player and wrestler
1959 Beverly Jo Scott, American-Belgian singer-songwriter
1960 Rob Bowman, American director and producer
1961 Melle Mel, American rapper (Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five)
1963 Brenda Bakke, American actress
1967 Laura Hillenbrand, American journalist and author
1967 John Smoltz, American baseball player and sportscaster
1969 Hideki Irabu, Japanese-American baseball player (d. 2011)
1969 Emmitt Smith, American football player and sportscaster
1970 Desmond Howard, American football player and sportscaster
1970 Anne Akiko Meyers, American violinist
1970 Rod Smith, American football player
1971 Phil Pfister, American weightlifter and strongman
1972 Conrad Keely, English-American singer-songwriter and guitarist (...And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead)
1974 Ahmet Zappa, American singer-songwriter, producer, and actor
1975 Ray Lewis, American football player and sportscaster
1976 Torraye Braggs, American basketball player
1976 Ryan Leaf, American football player and coach
1976 Tyler Walker, American baseball player
1978 Amy Chow, American gymnast
1978 David Krumholtz, American actor
1978 Krissy Taylor, American model (d. 1995)
1979 Ryan Max Riley, American humorist and skier
1979 Robert Royal, American football player
1980 Josh Beckett, American baseball player
1980 Rocky Marquette, American actor
1981 Jamie-Lynn Sigler, American actress and singer
1982 Alexandra Breckenridge, American actress
1982 Bradford Cox, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Deerhunter)
1982 Rafael Pérez, Dominican baseball player
1982 Jessica Sutta, American singer-songwriter, dancer, and actress (The Pussycat Dolls)
1986 Thomas Brown, American football player
1987 Mark Fayne, American ice hockey player
1987 Michael Brantley, American baseball player
1987 Mark Fayne, American ice hockey player
1987 David Adams, American baseball player
1987 Brian Dozier, American baseball player
1991 Mollee Gray, American actress, singer, and dancer
1997 Precious Doe, American murder victim (d. 2001)
913 Hatto I, German archbishop (b. 850)
1174 Nur ad-Din Zangi, Syrian ruler (b. 1118)
1700 John Hale, American minister (b. 1636)
1773 Alban Butler, English priest and hagiographer (b. 1710)
1810 Jacob Thompson United States Secretary of the Interior, who resigned on the outbreak of the American Civil War, to become Inspector General of the Confederate States Army, died in 1885.
1886 Emily Dickinson, American poet (b. 1830)
1842 Josiah Thomas Walls (b December 30, 1842) Republican United States congressman who served three separate terms in the U.S. Congress between 1871 and 1876. He was one of the first African Americans in the United States Congress elected during the Reconstruction Era, and the first black person to be elected to Congress from Florida. He also served four terms in the Florida Senate.
1945 Henry A. Courtney, Jr.US medal of honor marine, dies in battle of Sugar Loaf
1948 Edward J. Flanagan, Irish-American priest, founded Boys Town (b. 1886)
1954 William March, American author (b. 1893)
1967 Edward Hopper, American painter (House by Railroad) (b. 1882)
1976 Samuel Eliot Morison US historian (Admiral of Ocean Sea), dies at 88
1980 Gordon Prange, American author (b. 1910)
1982 Gordon Smiley, American race car driver (b. 1946)
1984 Francis Schaeffer, American pastor, theologian, and philosopher (b. 1912)
1986 Theodore H. White, American historian, journalist, and author (b. 1915)
1989 Johnny Green, American composer and conductor (b. 1908)
1992 Barbara Lee, American singer (The Chiffons) (b. 1947)
1994 Gilbert Roland, Mexican-American actor (b. 1905)
1996 Charles B. Fulton, American lawyer and judge (b. 1910)
1998 Earl Manigault, American basketball player (b. 1944)
2003 June Carter Cash, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actress (Carter Family and The Carter Sisters) (b. 1929)
2007 Jerry Falwell, American pastor, founded Liberty University (b. 1933)
2007 Yolanda King, American actress and activist (b. 1955)
2008 Alexander Courage, American composer and conductor (b. 1919)
2008 Astrid Zachrison, Swedish super-centenarian (b. 1895)
2009 Rodger McFarlane, American soldier, therapist, and activist (b. 1955)
2009 Wayman Tisdale, American basketball player (b. 1964)
2011 Barbara Stuart, American actress (b. 1930)
2012 Jean Craighead George, American author (b. 1919)
2013 Linden Chiles, American actor (b. 1933)
2014 Robert J. Flynn, American soldier, pilot, and navigator (b. 1937)
2015 Elisabeth Bing, German-American physical therapist and author (b. 1914)
2015 Jackie Brookner, American sculptor and educator (b. 1945)
Holidays and observances
Christian feast day:
Achillius of Larissa
Athanasius of Alexandria (Coptic Church)
Hallvard Vebjørnsson (Norway)
Hilary of Galeata
Isidore the Laborer, celebrated with festivals in various countries, the beginning of bullfighting season in Madrid.
Jean-Baptiste de La Salle (Roman Catholic Church)
Peter, Andrew, Paul, and Denise (Roman Catholic Church)
Reticius (Roman Catholic Church)
Sophia of Rome (Roman Catholic church)
May 15 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
The Seven Apostolic Men, Martyr Bishops, ordained in Rome by Saints Peter and Paul and sent to evangelize Spain (1st century):
Saints Torquatus, Ctesiphon, Secundus, Indaletius, Caecilius, Hesychius, and Euphrasius
Saint Achillios, Bishop of Larissa (330)
Saint Pachomius the Great, founder of cenobitic monasticism (348)
Saint Silvanus of Tabennisi (in the Thebaid) (4th century)
Saint Barbarus the Myrrh-gusher of Greece (c. 820 - 829)
Saint Panegyrios of Cyprus (Panigerios, Panegyrius), Wonderworker of Malounta
Pre-Schism Western Saints
Martyrs Cassius, Victorinus, Maximus, and their companions, in the Auvergne in France (c. 264)
Martyr Simplicius, Bishop, in Sardinia (c. 284-305)
Virgin recluse Caesarea of Otranto
Saint Hilary of Galeata (Hilary of Tuscany), founder of the monastery called Galeata, later known as Sant'Ilaro (Sant'Ellero di Galeata) (558)
Saint Colmán of Oughaval (Colman mac Ua Laoighse, Colman Mc O'Laoighse), a disciple of St Columba and St Fintan of Clonenagh (6th century)
Virgin-martyr Dymphna of Geel, Flanders (c. 650)
Saint Waldalenus, founder of monastery of Bèze in France (7th century)
Saint Bercthun (Bertin), a disciple of St John of Beverley and first Abbot of Beverley in England (733)
Saint Bertha of Bingen (c. 757), and her son Saint Rupert of Bingen (732)
Post-Schism Orthodox Saints
Saint Isaiah of Rostov, Bishop and Wonderworker (1090)
Saint Isaiah of the Kiev Caves, wonderworker (1115)
Saint Andrew the Hermit, of Mt. Kalana, Epirus, wonderworker (c. 1237 - 1271
Saint Pachomius of Nerekhta, abbot (1384), and Saint Silvanus of Nerekhta (1384)
Saint Euphrosynus of Pskov (Eleazar), abbot and wonderworker (1481)
Saint Serapion of Pskov, disciple of St Euphrosynus of Pskov (1481)
Saint Pachomius of Keno Lake Monastery (1525)
Saint Demetrius of Moscow the Wonderworker, Slain Crown Prince (1591)
Saint Macarius (Glukharev) of the Altai, Archimandrite (1847)
Saint Arethas of Valaam and Verkhoturye (1903)
New Martyrs and Confessors
Archbishop Pachomius (Kedrov) of Chernigov (1938)
his brother, Archbishop Abercius (Kedrov) of Zhitomir (1937)
their father, Priest Nicholas Kedrov (1936)
their brother-in-law, Priest Vladimir Zagarsky (1937)
Discovery of the revered icon of Kamoulianos "Acheiropoieta" ("made without human hands").
Translation of the sacred relics of the Holy Apostle Titus of Crete, from Venice (which had taken the relics in 1669), back to the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Crete (1966)
Uncovering of the relics (1846) of Saint Tikhon, Bishop of Voronezh, wonderworker of Zadonsk (1783)