Baptist Events in History



2012 Event - In Bulgaria, remains believed to be John the Baptist, are scientifically dated to be from the first century AD

1984 Event - Southern Baptist convention decide on no women clergy members

1982 Event - Seattle Baptist Church declares sanctuary for Central American refugees

1969 Death - Harry Emerson Fosdick, Baptist clergyman, studied at Colgate University, opposed racism, injustice, supported appeasement of Hitler, claimed democracies caused the rise of fascism, wrote "A Guide to Understanding the Bible', died in Bronxville, New York

1963 Event - 4 children killed in bombing of a black Baptist church in Birmingham

1962 Event - Shady Grove Baptist Church burned in Leesburg Georgia

1954 Birthday - Al Sharpton, born in Brooklyn, New York, African American Baptist minister, civil rights activist, 2004 candidate for President, host of 'Keepin' It Real' radio show

1918 Birthday - Billy Graham, Charlotte, North Carolina, Baptist evangelist, Crusades

1915 Event - National Baptist Convention chartered

1899 Death - Johann Baptist Strauss, Austria, composer (Waltz King), dies at 73

1878 Birthday - Harry Emerson Fosdick, born in Buffalo, New York, Baptist clergyman, studied at Colgate University, opposed racism, injustice, supported appeasement of Hitler, claimed democracies caused the rise of fascism, wrote "A Guide to Understanding the Bible'

1875 Death - John Baptist van Son, Dutch Catholic politician, dies at 71

1869 Event - Baptist minister invents rickshaw in Yokohama, Japan

1865 Death - John E Feisser, founder (1st Dutch baptist church), dies at 59

1858 Death - Johann Baptist Cramer, German/British pianist/composer/publisher, dies at 87

1852 Death - Johann Baptist Weigl, composer, dies at 69

1849 Death - Johann Baptist Strauss, elder, composer (Radetzky-Marsch), dies at 45

1836 Death - Johann Baptist Schenk, composer, dies at 83

1829 Event - Joseph Smith ordained by John the Baptist according to Joseph Smith

1825 Birthday - Johann Baptist Strauss, the younger, Austria, composer, Waltz King

1822 Death - Johann Baptist Henneberg, composer, dies at 53

1805 Birthday - John E Feisser, theologist/founder 1st Dutch baptist church

1805 Death - Johann Baptist Lasser, composer, dies at 54

1804 Birthday - Jan Baptist van Son, Dutch politician, RC

1800 Death - Johann Baptist Christoph Toeschi, composer, dies at 64

1792 Event - Baptist Missionary Society forms in London

1790 Death - John Stinstra, Dutch baptist vicar, dies at 81

1788 Event - Pioneer African Baptist church organizes in Savannah, Ga

1783 Birthday - Johann Baptist Weigl, composer

1771 Birthday - Johann Baptist Cramer, German/British pianist/composer/publisher

1768 Birthday - Johann Baptist Henneberg, composer

1758 Death - Johann Baptist Zimmermann, German stucco worker, buried at 78

1753 Birthday - Johann Baptist Schenk, composer

1751 Birthday - Johann Baptist Lasser, composer

1742 Birthday - Johann Baptist Krumpholtz, composer

1739 Birthday - Johann Baptist Vanhal, composer

1735 Birthday - Johann Baptist Christoph Toeschi, composer

1708 Birthday - John Stinstra, baptist vicar

1706 Death - Galenus Abrahamsz de Haen, Dutch baptist leader, dies

1680 Birthday - Johann Baptist Zimmermann, German stucco worker

1664 Event - 1st Baptist Church organizes (Boston)

1630 Death - Jan Baptist Stalpart van der Wiele, RC pastor/lyricist, dies at 51

1622 Birthday - Galenus Abrahamsz de Haen, Dutch baptist pastor, Lambs' War

1579 Birthday - Jan Baptist Stalpart van der Wiele, Dutch lawyer/pastor/lyricist

1559 Death - Jacques d'Auchy, Walloon baptist merchant, executed

29 Death - John the Baptist, beheaded













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