On This Day

May 17, 1536 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History


ExecutionExecution of Anne Boleyn

Anne Boleyn's 4 "lovers" executed shortly before her own beheading

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Anne Boleyn is beheaded after a four day show trial
Anne Boleyn is beheaded after a four day show trial
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Deaths in History

  • George Boleyn, 2nd Viscount Rochford, English brother of Anna Boleyn, beheaded after being tried and convicted for high treason and incest at 32