Today in Heritage History, August 24, 1456, the first edition of the Gutenberg Bible is released. Of little known historical fact, the first edition was recalled from public circulation at the request of Pope Rodrigo de Borja. Throughout the entire text, the word “Jesus” had been (mistakenly) replaced with the words, “Johannes Gutenberg”.
Today in Heritage History, August 20, 1000, King Stephen I of Hungary founds the state and declares it to be a Christian Kingdom. This followed a protracted and brutal uprising by the country’s Christians angered by the Episcopalian Queen Isadora who mocked them with; “Let them eat fish goulash…”.