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Notable Historical Events - 1521

1521Pope Leo X signs treaty with Holy Roman Emperor Charles V

1521Martin Luther excommunicated by Pope Leo X from the Roman Catholic Church

1521Portuguese navigator Ferdinand Magellan reaches the Philippines

1521Martin Luther arrives at the Diet of Worms assembly

1521Diet of Worms: Cardinal Alexander questions Martin Luther

1521Spanish conquistadors under Hernán Cortés capture Aztec Emperor Cuauhtémoc in Tenochtitlan marking the end of the Aztec Empire

1521Parliament of Worms installs edict against Martin Luther

1521Emperor Charles V opens the Diet of Worms in Worms Germany (until May 25). Produced 'Edit of Worms' dennoucing Martin Luther

1521Magellan discovers Guam

1521Pope Leo X titles King Henry VIII of England "Defender of the Faith"

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