On This Day

What Happened on May 4, 1535

Historical Events


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Five Carthusian monks from London Charterhouse monastery hung, drawn and quartered at Tyburn, 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 Houghton, English monk, first of the Carthusian Martyrs, hung, drawn and quartered at the Tower of London
1535 Highlights

About May 4, 1535

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 485 years, 2 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus