May 15, 1536: Anne Boleyn Trial
On May 15, 1536, Anne Boleyn, the Queen of England, was put on trial in London for treason, adultery, and incest. She was sentenced to death and was executed four days later. Anne was famously known as the second wife of Henry VIII, and had failed to give birth to a son for the King. His obsession with having a heir to the throne that was a son led to him having six different wives.