Birthdays on February 21

John Henry Newman (1801 to 1890)
Roman Church
Apology for His Life

Birth of John Henry Newman, famed as one of the Tractarians who migrated from the church of England to the Roman Church. A poet and author, he wrote the notable Apologia pro vita sua (Apology for My Life) and The Meaning of the University. He was made a Cardinal.


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