What Happened in January 1536

Historical Events

  • Jan 17 Francois Rabelais absolved of apostasy by Pope Paul III

Famous Deaths

  • Jan 6 Baldassare Peruzzi, Italian architect and painter, dies at 54

Catherine of Aragon

Jan 7 Catherine of Aragon, 1st wife of England's King Henry VIII (mother of Mary I), dies at 50

  • Jan 22 Bernhard Knipperdolling, German religious leader (b. 1495)