DAILY CATHOLIC    THURSDAY      July 9, 1998     vol. 9, no. 133

ALL ROADS LEAD TO ROME: TIME CAPSULES

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THIS DAY IN CHURCH HISTORY

Historical Events in Church Annals for July 9:

  • 1497 A.D.
  • Portuguese explorer Vasco Da Gama sets sale from Portugal enroute to India around the Cape of Good Hope, carrying with him missionaries to bring the faith to Southeast Asia.

  • 1504 A.D.
  • Death of Pietro da Vinci, father of Renaissance master Leonardo da Vinci who was encouraged to paint by his father, a strong Italian Catholic.


July 9, 1998       volume 9, no. 133
TIME CAPSULES

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