On This Day

May 8, 1521 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

Papal VisitThe Protestant Reformation

Parliament of Worms installs edict against Martin Luther

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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
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Birthdays in History

  • Saint Peter Canisius, Dutch Jesuit Catholic priest, born in Nijmegen, Netherlands (d. 1597)