September 21: Today in Christian History

September 21, 1992 

Islamic gunmen hit Christian radio station DXAS in the Philippines, killing pastor-broadcaster Greg Happala and technician Greg Bacabis

September 21: Feast day of St. Matthew 

September 21 is the feast day of gospel author St. Matthew, one of the twelve apostles.

September 21, 1452

Girolamo Savonarola, a Dominican preacher and reformer famous for his religious zeal and extraordinary piety, is born.

September 21, 1522

First edition of Martin Luther's German translation of the New Testament is published.

September 21, 1558

Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor, dies. Charles called the Diet of Worms in 1521, which condemned Martin Luther.

September 21, 1944

Founded on April 12, 1944 in Columbus, Ohio, The National Religious Broadcasters organization is officially ratified by constitutional convention at Chicago's Moody Memorial Church.

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