May 23
Today In History

Historical Events in 1536

1536 The Colegio de Santa Cruz de Tlatelolco, the first European school in the Americas, was founded in Mexico City.

1536 King Henry VIII's life takes a fateful turn as he suffers a jousting accident, triggering a series of events that would leave an indelible mark on English history.

1536 Buenos Aires, Argentina, takes its roots as Spaniard Pedro de Mendoza lays its foundation, marking the city's birth and future prominence.

1536 Rome witnesses a grand spectacle as Charles V enacts a Roman triumph, marking his royal entry into the city.

1536 Queen Anne Boleyn of England faced a dramatic turn of events as she was arrested and imprisoned on charges of adultery, incest, treason, and witchcraft.

1536 The Siege of Cuzco commenced as Incan warriors bravely attempted to recapture their cherished city, Cuzco, from Spanish conquerors.

1536 The tragic trial of Anne Boleyn, Queen of England, unfolds in London, where charges of treason, adultery, and incest lead to her heart-wrenching condemnation to death by a specially chosen jury.

1536 May 17, 1536, saw the dramatic execution of George Boleyn, 2nd Viscount Rochford, and four other individuals on charges of treason. Their tragic end became intertwined with the turbulent politics of the Tudor era.

1536 The annulment of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn's marriage in 1536 reverberated throughout England's history, signifying a seismic shift in the religious and political landscape of the time.

1536 Anne Boleyn, the second wife of King Henry VIII of England, faced a tragic end as she was beheaded on charges of adultery, treason, and incest.

1536 King Henry VIII of England takes Jane Seymour, a lady-in-waiting to his first two wives, as his third wife, Jane Seymour, in a significant royal marriage.

1536 Jacques Cartier's return to St. Malo at the conclusion of his second North American expedition marked a bittersweet chapter in the exploration of the New World.

1536 The year 1536 witnessed the founding of Santiago de Cali by the intrepid Sebasti√°n de Belalc√°zar in his quest for El Dorado. This city would go on to play a significant role in Colombian history.

1536 In 1536, a tumultuous event unfolded in Kyoto, Japan, known as the Tenbun Hokke Disturbance, where Buddhist monks set fire to 21 Nichiren temples, leaving a lasting impact.

1536 Jacques Cartier, the intrepid navigator and explorer, returns triumphant to his home in St. Malo, France, having staked a bold claim on Stadacona (Quebec), Hochelaga (Montreal), and the vast expanse of the River of Canada (St. Lawrence River) region for France.

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