On This Day

What Happened on June 26, 1541

Famous Deaths

AssassinationFrancisco Pizarro

Francisco Pizarro, Spanish conquistador who conquered the Inca Empire is assassinated in Lima by the son of his former companion and later antagonist, Diego Almagro the younger. Almagro is later caught and executed.

1541 Highlights

About June 26, 1541

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 480 years, 6 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer