1533 in History – What happened in year 1533

✅ Published on March 22nd, 2009 in 16th Century in History

In history, year 1533 has its own importance and known for many memorable events like famous birthdays, inventions, natural disaster, treaties, change of rulers, special days etc. Find below a list of important historical events which happened during the year 1533.

Top Historical Events of the Year 1533 ⚡:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
25 januaryAnne Boleyn, already pregnant with future queen Elizabeth,secretly married Henry VIII of England, the second of his six marriages.
23 mayThe Archbishop of Canterbury Thomas Cranmer annulledHenry VIII's marriage to his first wife, Catherine of Aragon, beginningof a chain of events that would culminate in the English Reformation.
01 juneAnne Boleyn was crowned Queen of England. Anne Boleyn was Queen of England from 1533 to 1536 as the second wife of King Henry VIII, and Marquess of Pembroke in her own right. Henry's marriage to Anne, and her subsequent execution, made her a key figure in the political and religious upheaval that was the start of the English Reformation.
07 SeptemberQueen Elizabeth I of Britain and Ireland was born in Greenwich, London.
14 NovemberSpanish explorers located Ecuador in the northwest of South America and incorporated it into their colony.


Famous birthdays in the year 1533:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
02 AugustTheodor Zwinger / Scholar / Switzerland
05 February Andreas Dudith / Diplomat / Croatia
07 AugustAlonso de Ercilla / Poet / Spain
08 AprilClaudio Merulo / Composer / Italy
09 February Shimazu Yoshihisa / Daimyo / Japan
10 JulyAntonio Possevino / Diplomat / Italy
12 OctoberAsakura Yoshikage / Ruler / Japan
15 SeptemberCatherine of Austria / Queen Of   / Poland
22 NovemberAlfonso II d'Este / King / Italy
27 SeptemberStefan Batory / King / Poland
28 January Paul Luther / Scientist / Germany
28 February Michel de Montaigne / Author / France
30 JuneMartín de Rada / Missionary / Spain
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