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Historical Events in July 1519

Papal VisitThe Protestant Reformation

Jul 16 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
  • Jul 25 San Cristobal de la Habana forms in Cuba

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 26 Francisco Pizarro receives royal charter for the west coast of South America

Spanish Conquistador Francisco Pizarro
Spanish Conquistador
Francisco Pizarro