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What Happened in March 1522

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mar 4 Anne Boleyn makes her debut at the English court at the Green Castle pageant

Papal VisitThe Protestant Reformation

Mar 9 Martin Luther begins preaching his "Invocavit Sermons" in the German city of Wittenberg, reminding citizens to trust God's word rather than violence and thus helping bring to a close the revolutionary stage of the Reformation
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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 Birthdays

  • Mar 28 Albert the Warlike, Prince of Bayreuth, born in Ansbach, Germany (d. 1557)