On This Day

What Happened in August 1516

Historical Events

  • Aug 13 The Treaty of Noyon between France and Spain is signed. Francis recognises Charles's claim to Naples, and Charles recognises Francis's claim to Milan.
  • Aug 24 Battle of Marj Dabiq: Ottoman forces decisively beat the Mamluk Sultanate

Famous Deaths

  • Aug 9 Jeroen Bosch, painter (Garden of the Lusten), dies at 66
  • Aug 21 John III van Egmont, Viceroy of Holland, dies at 78