On This Day

What Happened in April 1536

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Apr 14 English King Henry VIII expropriates minor monasteries

King of England Henry VIII
King of England
Henry VIII

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Apr 21 Thomas Cromwell begins to plot Anne Boleyn's downfall while feigning illness

Lawyer and Statesman Thomas Cromwell
Lawyer and Statesman
Thomas Cromwell
Queen Anne Boleyn
Queen
Anne Boleyn

Famous Deaths

  • Apr 4 Frederick I, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach (1486-1536), dies at 75