DAILY CATHOLIC     TUESDAY     June 8, 1999     vol. 10, no. 110

MILLENNIUM MILESTONES & MEMORIES: TIME CAPSULES

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Historical Events in Church Annals for June 8:

  • 410 A.D.
  • Death of Saint Melania the Elder. Little is known of him except that his son, a Roman Senator named Publicola, had a daughter whom he named after his father and she became Saint Melania the Younger.

  • 1154 A.D.
  • Death of Saint William of York, archbishop who was removed by one pope ( the Cistercian Pope Eugene III) and reinstated by another (Pope Anastasius IV). Seventy five years later Pope Honorius III canonized William in 1227.

  • 1191 A.D.
  • Richard the Lion-Heart, king of England, arrives in Acre with his crusaders during the Third Crusade.

  • 1504 A.D.
  • The masterful sculpted stone of "David" by Buonarrotti Michelangelo is placed in the Palazzo in Firenze, Italy, gaining the immediate attention of Pope Julius II who would actively seek him out to complete Saint Peter's Basilica and the Sistine Chapel.


June 8, 1999 TUESDAY       volume 10, no. 110
TIME CAPSULES

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