20 January 2024

This Day in History

  • 250 AD, Pope Fabian was martyred during Emperor Trajan Decius’s persecution of Christian’s. The reign of Decius ended when his army fell to the forces of Goth King Cniva. Fabian’s martyrdom came when the Bishop of Rome refused to make sacrifices to the ancestral Roman gods in the name of the Emperor.
  • 1666 AD, Guru Gobind Singh, the last of the human Sikh Gurus is born.