On This Day

What Happened in August 1520

Famous Birthdays

  • Aug 1 Sigismund II Augustus, King of Poland (1548-72), born in Krak√≥w, Poland (d. 1572)
  • Aug 10 Madeleine de Valois, French princess who briefly became Queen of Scotland after marrying James V, born in the St. Germain-en-Laye, Paris, France (d. 1537)