On This Day

What Happened in July 1525

Historical Events

  • Jul 11 Trial against "heretic" John Pistorius at The Hague
  • Jul 19 Catholic German monarchy form Union of Dessau
  • Jul 24 Second attempt to circumnavigate the globe as seven ships departs Corunna headed by García Jofre de Loaísa on orders of King Charles I of Spain for the Spice Islands (only one will make it)

Famous Deaths

  • Jul 22 Richard Wingfield, English diplomat