Saint Aloysius Gonzaga (1568-1591). Italian Jesuit. Colored
Saint Aloysius Gonzaga (1568-1591). Italian Jesuit seminarian and student at the Roman college. He died in Rome, at the service of persons infected by the plague. Beatified in 1605, he was canonized in 1726. Colored engraving.
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Founding of the Jesuit Order, Montmartre, France
Foundation of the Jesuit Order in an underground chapel in the church of Saint Denis, Montmartre, near Paris. Ignatius de Loyola and six companions dedicate themselves to spread the Word of God.
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Magersfontein Battlefield - Anglo-Boer War, South Africa
Memorial to the non commissioned officers and men who fell on the Magersfontein Battlefield (near Kimberley) - Second Boer War, South Africa. The Battle of Magersfontein (11th December 1899), on the borders of the Cape Colony and the independent republic of the Orange Free State, was a Boer victory which halted the advance of British forces aiming to relieve the Siege of Kimberley. Date: 1910
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