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Monday, March 30, 2009
Today In History
March 30, 1533: Thomas Cranmer is consecrated Archbishop of Canterbury, England's highest religious post. He is best known for writing the first Book of Common Prayer.
March 30, 1820: The first Anglican missionaries arrive at the Sandwich Islands, now known as Hawaii, and are welcomed by King Kamehameha II.