HISTORY
16 July 2021: This day in history

622: Muslim Era begins – Muhammad begins flight from Mecca to Medina (Hijra)

1519: Public debate between Martin Luther and theologian Johann Eck at Pleissenburg Castle in Liepzig, during which Luther denies the divine right of the Pope

1809: La Paz, Bolivia declares its independence from the Spanish Crown and forms the Junta Tuitiva led by Pedro Domingo Murillo, the 1st independent government in Spanish America

1940: Adolf Hitler orders preparations for the invasion of Britain (Operation Sealion)

 

Source: Onthisday.com

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