Birth of Moses Maimonides, medieval Jewish scholar. Considered the foremost Talmudist of the middle Ages, his most important writing was “Guide to the Perplexed” (1190), in which he tried to harmonize Rabbinic Judaism with the increasingly popular Aristotelianism of his day.
Inquisitor- General Tom’s Torquemada (Spanish Inquisition) expelled the Jews from Spain.
English founder of Methodism John Wesley wrote in a letter, ‘Suffer all, and conquer all.’
Ownership of Wilberforce University in Ohio moves to the African Methodist Episcopal Church. The Methodist Episcopal Church had founded the school seven years earlier.
The Russian provisional government confiscated all imperial lands, as well as lands belonging to monasteries.