Sep 4

On this Day in History

September 4, 1807       Arrival of Robert Morrison in Macau

Robert Morrison arrived in Macau on September 4, 1807, two-hundred ten years ago. This was the beginning of the Protestant missionary movement in China. Morrison pioneered in translation work, and he produced one of the first complete translations of the Bible. He is buried in the Protestant Cemetery, just behind the Morrison Chapel.



The Revd Dr Robert Morrison and his Assistants

 

Morrison Chapel