[Loch-Ruadh] Today in History April 16

Padraig O'Maolagain padraig_ruad at irishbard.com
Thu Apr 18 09:08:37 PDT 2002

Kathy wrote:
>1521 German reformer Martin Luther, 34, arrived at the Diet of Worms, where
>he afterward defended his "Ninety-Five Theses," first advanced in 1517. At
>the Diet, Luther refused to recant his ideas 'unless overcome by Scripture.'
>I wonder if our Generation's Martin Luther was named for this reformer??

If you are thinking of Martin Luther King Jr., he (and of course his father, Martin Luther King Sr.) was indeed named after that Protestant founder of Lutheranism.


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