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May 2

English Parliment

1648- The English Parliament passed the Blasphemy Act: “For the preventing of the growth and spreading of Heresie and Blasphemy . . . That all such persons as shall . . . publish that there is no God . . . shall suffer the paines of death, without benefit of Clergie.”

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Notable in UU History
George F. Hoar

Hoar, George F. (1826-1904)

Born in Concord, Massachusetts, George practiced law in Worcester, Massachusetts, and served in the House of ... Read More
George Ripley

Ripley, George (1802-1880)

A brilliant scholar, George Ripley is best known as the Transcendentalist who founded the utopian community at ... Read More

Foote, Henry Wilder (1875-1964)

Henry Wilder Foote's 50th Anniversary Report to the Harvard University Class of 1897 Foote, the son ... Read More
Henry Frederick Bond

Bond, Henry Frederick (1820-1907)

Henry Frederick Bond was born in Boston on May 12, 1820. His father was a prosperous ... Read More