This Week in History – October 31 – November 6

Starting this week, I would like to present interesting events that happened on this week in history. Here are some highlights for this week:

October 31

1517 – Martin Luther posted his “95 Theses” on the door of a church in Wittenberg, starting the Protestant Reformation in Germany.

November 1

1512 – 1st exhibition of the paintings of Michelangelo on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel.

November 2

1815 – Birth of mathematician George Boole.

November 3

1903 – Birth of American photographer Walker Evans.

November 4

1922 – Howard Carter, a British archaeologist, discovered the entrance to King Tut’s tomb, in Luxor, Egypt.

November 5

Birthday of American artist Alton S. Tobey.

November 6

1860 – Birthday of composer, pianist and statesman, Ignace Paderewski in Kurylowka, Podolia, Poland.

Which of these events catches your interest the most, and why? I’d welcome your thoughts in the comments.

November 2

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