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What Happened on July 16, 1519

Historical Events


Papal VisitThe Protestant Reformation

Public debate between Martin Luther and theologian Johann Eck at Pleissenburg Castle in Liepzig, during which Luther denies the divine right of the Pope

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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
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1519 Highlights

About July 16, 1519

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 501 years, 7 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer