On This Day

What Happened in July 1533

Historical Events


BeatificationExcommunication

Jul 11 Pope Clement VII excommunicates England's King Henry VIII

King of England Henry VIII
King of England
Henry VIII

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 26 Francisco Pizarro orders the death of the last Sapa Inca Emperor, Atahualpa

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

Famous Deaths

  • Jul 6 Ludovico Ariosto, Italian poet (Orlando Furioso), dies at 57

Person of interestAtahualpa

Jul 26 Atahualpa, last Sapa Inca Emperor, garroted by order of Franciso Pizarro at about 52

Last Inca Emperor Atahualpa
Last Inca Emperor
Atahualpa