On This Day

What Happened in October 1516

Historical Events

  • Oct 28 Battle of Yaunis Khan: Turkish forces under the Grand Vizier Sinan Pasha defeat the Mameluks near Gaza

Famous Birthdays

  • Oct 23 Charlotte of Valois, Princess of France as second daughter of King Francis I and his wife Claude, born in Ch√Ęteau d'Amboise, France (d. 1524)