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What Happened on November 16, 1532

Historical Events


Victory in battleVictory in Battle

Spanish conquistador Francisco Pizarro captures Inca Emperor Atahualpa after a surprise ambush at Cajamarca in the Peruvian Andes

Spanish Conquistador Francisco Pizarro
Spanish Conquistador
Francisco Pizarro
Last Inca Emperor Atahualpa
Last Inca Emperor
Atahualpa

1532 Highlights

About November 16, 1532

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 488 years, 3 months and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Scorpio