On This Day

What Happened in October 1512

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Oct 19 Martin Luther becomes a doctor of theology (Doctor in Biblia)

Founder of Protestanism Martin Luther
Founder of Protestanism
Martin Luther

Papal VisitThe Protestant Reformation

Oct 21 Martin Luther joins the theological faculty of the University of Wittenberg.
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1517 copy of Martin Luther's 95 theses, the publication of which began the Protestant Reformation in Europe
1517 copy of Martin Luther's 95 theses, the publication of which began the Protestant Reformation in Europe

Famous Deaths

  • Oct 15 Antoon Keldermans, Flem builder (Middelburg town hall), dies at 72