Events

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Religion/Philosophy 10/13/1859 First Episcopal Bishop of Texas consecrated at Episcopal Convention in Richmond, Virginia
Religion/Philosophy 10/11/1859 In Arabia, the annual pilgramage to Mecca ends for the year
Religion/Philosophy 02/04/1859 The Codex Sinaiticus, oldest known complete Bible, discovered in Egypt
Religion/Philosophy 11/09/185911/11/1859 National Convention of Seaman's Missions holds its annual meeting in New York City
Religion/Philosophy 11/27/1859 New Anglican Cathedral in Montreal holds its first service
Religion/Philosophy 11/27/1859 The Board of Delegates of American Israelites meets for the first time in New York City
Religion/Philosophy 01/05/1860 Catholic Bishop of Philadelphia dies on the street of a stroke aged forty-eight
Religion/Philosophy 01/29/1860 The American College is established in Rome under the auspices of Pope Pius IX
Religion/Philosophy 01/10/1860 Catholic Bishop of Philadelphia buried in St. Peter's Church in the city
Religion/Philosophy 01/08/1860 Catholic Bishop of Philadelphia lies in state in his Cathedral
Religion/Philosophy 02/05/1860 "Slave auction" at Rev. Henry Ward Beecher's Brooklyn church frees nine-year old slave girl
Religion/Philosophy 03/26/1860 Pope Pius IX decrees excommunication for "sinful insurrection" in the Papal States during 1859
Religion/Philosophy 04/19/1860 Anti-Liquor agitation heats up in Minneapolis, Minnesota
Religion/Philosophy 06/04/1860 In Buffalo, the Methodist Church concludes its Annual conference after more than a month in session
Religion/Philosophy 07/01/1860 Discussing Italian current affairs, Archbishop Hughes of New York defends the Pope and the Papal States
Religion/Philosophy 07/11/1860 Dickinson College trustees hold firm that daily morning prayers will take place "before breakfast"
Religion/Philosophy 07/25/1860 In California, Nevai Shalom, the second Jewish cemetery in San Francisco, is dedicated
Religion/Philosophy 07/05/1860 On behalf of his flock, Archbishop Kenrick of Baltimore sends Pope Pius IX sympathy for his troubles in Italy
Religion/Philosophy 07/20/1860 Under the Islamic Calender, Muharram begins the new year 1277
Religion/Philosophy 07/20/1860 The Evangelical Lutheran Church establishes a Synod for Georgia and Florida