On This Day

What Happened on May 19, 1536

Historical Events

Execution of Anne Boleyn

Anne Boleyn, second wife of English King Henry VIII, is beheaded at the Tower of London on charges of adultery, incest and treason

Famous Deaths

ExecutionAnne Boleyn

Anne Boleyn, Queen of England (1533-36), second wife of Henry VIII, beheaded at the Tower of London on charges of adultery, incest and treason aged between 28 to 35

1536 Highlights

About May 19, 1536

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 485 years, 6 months and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Taurus