On This Day

What Happened in July 1517

Historical Events

  • Jul 1 1st burning of Protestants at stake in Netherlands
  • Jul 1 Inquisitor Adrian Boeyens (pope Adrianus VI) becomes cardinal
  • Jul 9 Gelderse crowd robber murders population of Asperen

Famous Birthdays

  • Jul 10 Odet de Coligny, Cardinal of Ch√Ętillon and count of Beauvais, born in Ch√Ętillon-Coligny, France (d. 1571)
  • Jul 25 Jacques Peletier (du Mans), French poet and scientist, born in Le Mans, France (d. 1582)