TODAY IN HISTORY
In 1694, a French Jesuit missionary in Canada, Noel Chabanal, was murdered by a renegade huron. he was one of the group known as the Jesuit Martyrs of
North America canonized by Pope Pius XI in 1930.
In 1776, during the Revolutionary War, george Washington’s retreating army crossed the Delaware River from New Jersey into Pennsylvania.
In 1841, Prince Albert Edward, later King Edward VII, became the Prince of Wales.