What Happened in June 1535

Historical Events

Historic Event

Jun 14 Emperor Charles V's fleet sails under Andrea Doria to Tunis

  • Jun 17 English Catholic Cardinal John Fischer state rights

Execution

Jun 22 Cardinal John Fisher is beheaded on Tower Hill, London, for refusing to acknowledge Henry VIII as head of the Church of England

  • Jun 24 Anabaptist commune of Münster captured and its leaders tortured and killed

Famous Birthdays

  • Jun 2 Leo XI [Alessandro O de' Medici], Italian Pope (1605)
  • Jun 24 Joanna of Austria, Princess of Portugal, born in Madrid (d. 1573)

Famous Deaths

  • Jun 22 John Fisher, British Catholic clergyman (Bishop of Rochester, 1504-35; Cardinal, 1535), martyr, and saint, dies by execution ordered by Henry VIII at about 65