Key day for mission to China - 1819
Robert Morrison was the London Society’s first missionary to China. He founded a college and, with William Milne, translated the Bible into Chinese. Regarding the latter accomplishment, on this day 25 November 1819, Morrison wrote:
“By the mercy of God, an entire version of the books of the Old and New Testaments into the Chinese language was this day brought to a conclusion.”
Creegan, Charles C. Pioneer Missionaries and the Church. New York: American Tract Society, 1903.