On This Day

What Happened in July 1536

Historical Events

Historic Event

Jul 9 French navigator Jacques Cartier returns to Saint-Malo from Canada

Historic Event

Jul 11 The Convocation of the clergy subscribe to the Ten Articles, beliefs of the English Church under Henry VIII

  • Jul 18 Pope's authority declared void in England
  • Jul 25 Sebasti√°n de Belalc√°zar on his search of El Dorado founds the City of Santiago de Cali

Famous Deaths


Jul 12 Desiderius Erasmus, humanist/priest (Novum instrumentum omne), dies at 69