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What Happened on June 26, 1541

Famous Deaths


MurderFrancisco 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.

Spanish Conquistador Francisco Pizarro
Spanish Conquistador
Francisco Pizarro

1541 Highlights

About June 26, 1541

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 479 years, 6 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer