John’s Believe It Or Not… December 22nd

* 1902 – Peter Verigin arrives in Yorkton to lead the Doukhobors after 15 years in Siberian exile. * 1956 First gorilla born in captivity. * 1849 Dostoevsky reprieved at last minute. * 1894 Dreyfus affair begins in France. * 1971 Waldheim elected U.N. secretary-general.

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* 1902 – Peter Verigin arrives in Yorkton to lead the Doukhobors after 15 years in Siberian exile.

Emerging as the recognized leader of the Christian sect after an internal power struggle, Verigin was banished by Russian authorities to Siberia for some 15 years, but retained influence over his followers from afar. Continue reading “John’s Believe It Or Not… December 22nd”