1536 in History

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Events in History

  • Jan 17 Francois Rabelais absolved of apostasy by Pope Paul III
  • Feb 2 Pedro de Mendoza founds Argentine city of Buenos Aires
  • Feb 18 France & Turkey sign military/trade agreement against King Karel

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Apr 14 English King Henry VIII expropriates minor monasteries

King of England Henry VIII
King of England
Henry VIII

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Apr 21 Thomas Cromwell begins to plot Anne Boleyn's downfall while feigning illness

Lawyer and Statesman Thomas Cromwell
Lawyer and Statesman
Thomas Cromwell
Queen Anne Boleyn
Queen
Anne Boleyn

Event of interestEvent of Interest

May 2 Anne Boleyn is arrested and taken to the Tower of London

  • May 15 Anne Boleyn & brother George, Lord Rochford, accused of adultery and incest
  • May 17 Anne Boleyn's 4 "lovers" executed
  • May 19 Ann Boleyn, second wife of English King Henry VIII is beheaded at the Tower of London on charges of adultery, incest and treason
  • May 23 Pope Paul III installs Portuguese inquisition
  • Jun 6 Mexico begins its inquisition

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 9 French navigator Jacques Cartier returns to Saint-Malo from Canada

French Explorer Jacques Cartier
French Explorer
Jacques Cartier
  • Jul 18 Pope's authority declared void in England
  • Jul 25 Sebastián de Belalcázar on his search of El Dorado founds the City of Santiago de Cali.
  • Aug 13 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).
  • Sep 8 Earl of Nassau disbands siege of Peronne
  • Oct 20 King Christian III of Denmark & Norway leads reform in Catholic possessions
  • Dec 22 English scholar Reginald Pole appointed cardinal

Birthdays in History

  • Feb 24 Clement VIII, [Ippolito Aldofireini], Fano Italy, Pope (1592-1605)
  • Mar 31 Ashikaga Yoshiteru, Japanese shogun (d. 1565)
  • May 10 Thomas Howard, 4th duke of Norfolk, English Earl Marshall
  • Dec 26 Yi I, Korean Confucian scholar (d. 1584)

Weddings in History


HeartWedding of Interest

May 30 English King Henry VIII marries Jane Seymour, his 3rd wife

King of England Henry VIII
King of England
Henry VIII

Deaths in History

  • Jan 6 Baldassare Peruzzi, Italian architect/painter, dies

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jan 7 Catherine of Aragon, 1st wife of England's King Henry VIII, dies at 50

Spanish Princess, Queen of England Catherine of Aragon
Spanish Princess, Queen of England
Catherine of Aragon
  • Jan 22 Bernhard Knipperdolling, German religious leader (b. 1495)
  • Feb 3 Garcia de Resende, Port writer/publisher (Cancioneiro Geral), dies
  • Feb 25 Berthold Haller, German-born reformer (b. 1492)
  • Mar 16 Ibrahim Pasha, grand-visier of Osmaanse Rich, murdered at about 45
  • Apr 4 Frederick I, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach (b. 1460)
  • May 17 George Boleyn, 2nd Viscount Rochford, English brother of Anna Boleyn, beheaded after being tried and convicted for high treason and incest at 32

BattleExecution

May 19 Anne Boleyn, Queen of England and wife of Henry VIII, beheaded

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jul 12 Desiderius Erasmus, humanist/priest (Novum instrumentum omne), dies at 69

Humanist and Theologian Erasmus
Humanist and Theologian
Erasmus
  • Aug 17 Pietersz, book publisher (Kersten Knight - on Index), dies
  • Sep 6 William Tyndale, Protestant bible translator (b. c. 1494)
  • Sep 24 Janus Secundus, neo latin poet (Basia), dies at 24
  • Oct 14 Garcilaso de la Vega, Spanish poet/diplomat, dies in battle