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Conviction is worthless unless it is converted into conduct.

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 Today in History - 10/17

  • 532 Boniface II ends his reign as Catholic Pope
  • 733 Battle at Poitiers: Charles Martel beats Abd al-Rachmans Omajjaden
  • 1387 Swells convent Windesheim initiated
  • 1404 Cosma de' Migliorati elected Pope Innocentius VII
  • 1415 Jewish autonomy in Palestine ends, as Raban Gamliel leaves office
  • 1469 Crown prince Fernando of Arag¢n marries princess Isabella of Castili‰
  • 1483 Tomas de Torquemada appointed inquisitor-general of Spain