June 14, 1886

June 14, 1886 – Thomas James Comber (T.J.), who was called “Vianga-Vianga” – the man who hurries about – was again attacked by severe fever, and taken to Boma on the coast of the Congo to board a ship for … Continue reading

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June 13, 1950

June 13, 1950 – Rev. Vladimer Zinchenko was born to godly parents. His father P.S. Zinchenko and  Rev. Georgi Vins, vocal leaders among the unregistered Baptists in the Soviet Union, had requested a meeting with Nikita Khruschev in the early … Continue reading

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June 12, 1733

June 12, 1733 – Edward Wallin triumphantly entered into the presence of the Lord. Though his funeral sermon was delivered by Dr. John Gill, a Calvinist of that day, Wallin’s biographer points out that Wallin repudiated the extreme positon of … Continue reading

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June 11, 1811

June 11, 1811 – Hervey Jenks was approved by the First Baptist Church in Providence, Rhode Island as a preacher of the gospel, and ordained by them, a year later. After that he married to Hannah Slanter, of Baptist parents, … Continue reading

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June 10, 1890

June 10, 1890 – Solomon L. Ginsburg, a true wandering Jew, arrived in Rio de Janeiro from Portugal. His exposure to Roman Catholicism in Portugal had helped prepare him for his mission in Brazil. Ginsburg, the son of a Jewish … Continue reading

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June 09, 1772

June 09, 1772 – The British armed schooner Gaspee ran aground on Namquit below Pawtuxet. It had entered Narragansett Bay with orders from the British commissioners of custom in Boston, to prevent violations of revenue laws. The Gaspee had been … Continue reading

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June 08, 1822

June 08, 1822 – The “fiery trial” of Adoniram and Ann Haseltine Judson’s suffering began. As they prepared dinner, a dozen Burman’s rushed into their home, including “spotted face”, who they knew to be a “son of the prison” – … Continue reading

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June 07, 1835

June 07, 1835 – Joseph Samuel Murrow was born in the home of an itinerant Methodist preacher. As a youth he attended a country school in Whitesville, Georgia, and then went on to the Springfield Academy in 1850. At the … Continue reading

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June 06, 1759

June 06, 1759 – In the Leicester Association of General Baptists in England, a letter was read acknowledging their “unity with this society…” This was in reference to the Earl Shilton Baptist Church which according to the records available shows … Continue reading

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June 05, 1834

June 05, 1834 – Was the day in which a group of Indiana Baptist pastors in Indianapolis met to plan the establishment of a Baptist school, which would become Franklin College, in Franklin, Indiana. In the school’s infancy, Rev. George … Continue reading

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