On This Day

What Happened in July 1535

Historical Events

  • Jul 1 Sir Thomas More goes on trial in England charged with treason

Victory in Battle

Jul 14 Emperor Charles V conquers Tunis

  • Jul 22 Christians captured in Tunis in uprising against Admiral Barbarossa

Famous Birthdays

  • Jul 22 Katarina Stenbock, wife of Gustav I of Sweden (d. 1621)

Famous Deaths

  • Jul 6 Sir Thomas More, philosopher, author (Utopia) and statesman, executed (beheaded) for treason at 57
  • Jul 10 Jacob Van Campen, Reconstruction bishop, beheaded
  • Jul 11 Joachim I Nestor, ruler (Brandenburg), dies at 51