1517 in History



January 22 Turks conquer Cairo
March 16 Pope Leo X signs 5th Council of Lateranen
April 13 Osmaanse army occupies Cairo
May 19 Philip van Bourgondie installed as bishop of Utrecht
June 11 Sir Thomas Pert reaches Hudson Bay
July 1 1st burning of Protestants at stake in Netherlands
July 1 Inquisitor Adrian Boeyens (pope Adrianus VI) becomes cardinal
July 9 Gelderse crowd robber murders population of Asperen
October 31 Luther posts 95 theses on Wittenberg church-Protestant Reformation









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