Historical Events for Year 1536

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Jan 17th - Francois Rabelais absolved of apostasy by Pope Paul III
Feb 2nd - Pedro de Mendoza founds Argentine city of Buenos Aires
Feb 18th - France & Turkey sign milt/trade agreement against King Karel
Apr 14th - English King Henry VIII expropriates minor monasteries
Apr 21st - Thomas Cromwell begins to plot Anne Boleyn's downfall while feigning illness
May 2nd - Anne Boleyn is arrested and taken to the Tower of London
May 15th - Anne Boleyn & brother George, Lord Rochford, accused of adultery and incest
May 17th - Anne Boleyn's 4 "lovers" executed
May 19th - Ann of Boleyn, 2nd wife of King Henry VIII is beheaded at the Tower of London on charges of adultery, incest and treason
May 23rd - Pope Paul III installs Portugese inquisition
Jun 6th - Mexico begins its inquisition
Jul 9th - French navigator Jacques Cartier returns to Saint-Malo from Canada
Jul 18th - Pope's authority declared void in England
Jul 25th - Sebastián de Belalcázar on his search of El Dorado founds the City of Santiago de Cali.
Aug 13th - Buddhist monks from Kyōto's Enryaku Temple set fire to 21 Nichiren temples throughout Kyoto in the Tenbun Hokke Disturbance. (Traditional Japanese date: July 27, 1536).
French Explorer Jacques CartierFrench Explorer Jacques Cartier Sep 8th - Earl of Nassau disbands siege of Peronne
Oct 20th - King Christian III of Denmark & Norway leads reform in Catholic possessions
Dec 22nd - English scholar Reginald Pole appointed cardinal

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