On This Day

What Happened in July 1520

Historical Events


Victory in battleVictory in Battle

Jul 7 Battle of Otumba, Mexico: Hernán Cortés and the Tlaxcalans defeat a numerically superior Aztec force

Spanish Conquistador Hernán Cortés
Spanish Conquistador
Hernán Cortés

AgreementTreaty of Interest

Jul 10 King Charles V France and King Henry VIII of England sign Treaty of Calais

Holy Roman Emperor Charles V
Holy Roman Emperor
Charles V
King of England Henry VIII
King of England
Henry VIII