Historical Events for Year 1521
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Jan 3rd - Martin Luther excommunicated by Pope Leo X from the Roman Catholic Church
Jan 22nd - Emperor Charles V opens the Diet of Worms.
Jan 28th - The Diet of Worms begins, lasting until May 25.
Mar 6th - Magellan discovers Guam
Mar 16th - Portuguese navigator Ferdinand Magellan reaches Philippines
Mar 17th - Portugese explorer Ferdinand Magellan discovers the Philippines
Mar 31st - Magelhaes takes possession of Homohon, Archipelago of St Lazarus
Apr 7th - Inquisitor-general Adrian Boeyens bans Lutheran books
Apr 7th - Magelhaes' fleet reaches Cebu
Apr 16th - Martin Luther arrives at Diet of Worms
Apr 18th - Parliament of Worms: Cardinal Alexander questions Maarten Luther
Apr 21st - Battle at Villalar: Emperor Charles I beats Communards
Apr 22nd - French king Francois I declares war on Spain
Apr 28th - Treaty of Worms: Emperor Charles names his brother Ferdinand Arch duke of Neth-Austria
May 8th - Parliament of Worms installs edict against Marten Luther
May 17th - Edward Stafford, 3rd Duke of Buckingham, is executed for treason.
May 20th - Ignatius Loyola seriously wounded by a cannon ball
May 25th - Edict of Worms outlaws Martin Luther & his followers
May 28th - Pope Leo X signs treaty with Holy Roman Emperor Charles V
Pope Leo X Jul 25th - About 300 heretics burned in Vrijdagmarkt Gent
Aug 13th - Spanish conquerors Tenochtitlan (Mexico City) from Aztecs
Aug 28th - Turkish sultan Suleiman I's troops occupy Belgrade
Aug 29th - The Ottoman Turks capture Nándorfehérvár, now known as Belgrade.
Sep 28th - Turkish sultan Suleiman I's troops occupy Belgrade
Sep 29th - Turkish troops occupy Belgrade
Oct 11th - Pope Leo X titles King Henry VIII of England "Defender of the Faith"
Oct 25th - Emperor Charles V bans wooden buildings in Amsterdam
Nov 19th - Battle at Milan: Emperor Karel V's/pontifical/Spanish/German troops beat France & occupy Milan
Nov 20th - Arabs attribute shortage of water in Jerusalem to Jews making wine
Dec 27th - "Zwickauer profeten" appear in Wittenberg