On This Day

What Happened in August 1533

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Aug 29 Atahualpa, last Sapa Inca Emperor is suspected to have been buried in Northern Peru or in Ecuador

Last Inca Emperor Atahualpa
Last Inca Emperor

Famous Birthdays

  • Aug 2 Theodor Zwinger, Swiss physician and scholar, born in Basel, Switzerland (d. 1588)
  • Aug 7 Alonso de Ercilla y Zúñiga, Basque soldier and poet, born in Madrid (d. 1595)