On This Day

What Happened on June 22, 1535

Historical Events


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

King of England Henry VIII
King of England
Henry VIII

Famous Deaths

  • John Fisher, English bishop (1504-35), cardinal (Saint John Fisher), beheaded at about 65
1535 Highlights

About June 22, 1535

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 485 years, 5 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer