Daily Archives: November 5, 2015

6 November 1862 Birth of David Watt Torrance, pioneer doctor in Tiberias #otdimjh

David Watt Torrance was born 6 November, 1862 on Graham Street in Airdrie, Scotland.  He was the son of Dr. Thomas Torrance and Susan Watt who had many children.  His grandfather was Rev. Robert Torrance who had founded the Auld … Continue reading

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5 November 1605 Guy Fawkes’ Gunpowder Plot fails to bring Spanish Inquisition to Jewish Christians living in the Domus Conversorum in London #otdimjh

1605: The Gunpowder Plot, an attempt to blow up the House of Lords which would be the first move in putting a Catholic on throne, was thwarted today.  This event which is tied in the popular mind to Guy Fawkes could … Continue reading

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