On This Day

1533 in History

Events in History

  • Mar 30 Thomas Cranmer becomes Archbishop of Canterbury

CrownRoyal Coronation

Jun 1 Anne Boleyn crowned Queen of England

AgreementTreaty of Interest

Jun 22 Ferdinand of Austria and Ottoman Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent sign peace treaty

Ottoman Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent
Ottoman Sultan
Suleiman the Magnificent

BeatificationExcommunication

Jul 11 Pope Clement VII excommunicates England's King Henry VIII

King of England Henry VIII
King of England
Henry VIII

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 26 Francisco Pizarro orders the death of the last Sapa Inca Emperor, Atahualpa

Spanish Conquistador Francisco Pizarro
Spanish Conquistador
Francisco Pizarro
Last Inca Emperor Atahualpa
Last Inca Emperor
Atahualpa

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Aug 29 Atahualpa, last Sapa Inca Emperor is suspected to have been buried in Northern Peru or in Ecuador

Last Inca Emperor Atahualpa
Last Inca Emperor
Atahualpa

Birthdays in History

  • Feb 9 Shimazu Yoshihisa, Japanese samurai (d. 1611)
  • Feb 14 Christianus Adrichomius, Dutch Catholic priest & writer (Vita Jesu Christi), born in Delft, Netherlands (d. 1585)
  • Feb 28 Michel de Montaigne, French philosopher and essayist (Essais), born in Château de Montaigne, Aquitaine, France (d. 1592)
  • Apr 24 William I, Prince of Orange (1544-84), born in Dillenburg, County of Nassau, Holy Roman Empire (d. 1584)
  • Jun 24 Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester, English commander-in-chief in Netherlands (d. 1588)
  • Aug 2 Theodor Zwinger, Swiss physician and scholar, born in Basel, Switzerland (d. 1588)
  • Aug 7 Alonso de Ercilla y Zúñiga, Basque soldier and poet, born in Madrid (d. 1595)

Person of interestElizabeth I

Sep 7 Elizabeth I Tudor [Virgin Queen], Queen of England and Ireland (1558-1603) and daughter of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn, born in Greenwich, London (d. 1603)

Queen of England and Ireland Elizabeth I
Queen of England and Ireland
Elizabeth I
  • Sep 15 Catherine of Austria, queen consort of Poland and Lithuania (d. 1572)
  • Dec 13 Erik XIV, King of Sweden (1560-69), born in Stockholm (d. 1577)

Weddings in History


LoveWedding of Interest

Jan 25 England's King Henry VIII marries Anne Boleyn, his 2nd wife

Queen Anne Boleyn
Queen
Anne Boleyn
King of England Henry VIII
King of England
Henry VIII

LoveWedding of Interest

Oct 28 Prince Henry of France (later Henry II) (14) marries Florentine noblewoman Catherine de' Medici (14)

King of France Henry II
King of France
Henry II

Divorces in History


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

May 23 King Henry VIII of England & Catherine of Aragon's marriage declared null & void by authority English clergy not the Pope

King of England Henry VIII
King of England
Henry VIII
Spanish Princess, Queen of England Catherine of Aragon
Spanish Princess, Queen of England
Catherine of Aragon

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

May 28 The Archbishop of Canterbury voids the marriage of King Henry VIII of England and Anne Boleyn

Queen Anne Boleyn
Queen
Anne Boleyn
King of England Henry VIII
King of England
Henry VIII

Deaths in History

  • Apr 10 Frederik I, King of Denmark and Norway (1523-33), dies at 61
  • Apr 28 Nicholas West, English bishop & diplomat, dies at 72
  • Jun 25 Mary Tudor, queen consort of Louis XII of France (b. 1496)
  • Jul 6 Ludovico Ariosto, Italian poet (Orlando Furioso), dies at 57

Person of interestAtahualpa

Jul 26 Atahualpa, last Sapa Inca Emperor, garroted by order of Franciso Pizarro at about 52

Last Inca Emperor Atahualpa
Last Inca Emperor
Atahualpa
  • Dec 3 Vasili III of Russia, Great Prince of Moscow (1505-33), dies at 54