On This Day

What Happened in January 1525

Historical Events

  • Jan 21 The Swiss Anabaptist Movement is born when Conrad Grebel, Felix Manz, George Blaurock, and a dozen others baptize each other in the home of Manz's mother in Z├╝rich, breaking a thousand-year tradition of church-state union

Famous Birthdays

  • Jan 6 Caspar Peucer, German reformer, born in Bautzen, Germany (d. 1602)