On This Day

What Happened in September 1525

Historical Events

  • Sep 7 Trial against "heretic" John Pistorius ends in the Hague

Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 11 Johan Georg, Elector of Brandenburg (1571-91), born in Cölln, Germany (d. 1598)
  • Sep 25 Steven Borough, English explorer, born in Northam, Devon, England (d. 1584)

Famous Deaths

  • Sep 15 Jan de Bakker [Johannes Pistorius], Roman Catholic priest who was the first preacher in Northern Netherlands to be put to death as a direct result of his Protestant beliefs, burned at the stake at 26