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Author of "Does Jesus Care" - born

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Frank E Graeff was born 12/19/1860 at Tamaqua, PA.  He was a Methodist minister (served churches in the Philadelphia Conference) who was known for his interest in children’s ministry and for his storytelling abilities.  156 more words

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Poor Richard's Almanack First Published

December 19: On this day in 1732, Benjamin Franklin first published Poor Richard’s Almanack in Philadelphia. The book, published annually for 25 years, was filled with proverbs preaching hard work and thriftiness. 736 more words

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Today in History - December 19

1154 – Henry II became King of England.

1562 – The Battle of Dreux was fought between the Huguenots and the Catholics, beginning the French Wars of Religion. 618 more words

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Today In Charleston History: December 19

1774

During the elections Francis Salvador was elected to the First Provincial Congress from the Ninety-six district – the first Jew elected to office in the American colonies… 231 more words

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Charles Wesley - born

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Hark! the herald angels sing,  “Glory to the new born King,   peace on earth, and mercy mild,  God and sinners reconciled!”  

Joyful, all ye nations rise,   join the triumph of the skies;   with th’ angelic host proclaim,  “Christ is born in Bethlehem!”   148 more words

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