On This Day

What Happened on August 13, 1521

Historical Events

Victory in Battle

Spanish conquistadors under Hernán Cortés capture Aztec Emperor Cuauhtémoc in Tenochtitlan marking the end of the Aztec Empire

1521 Highlights

About August 13, 1521

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 500 years, 9 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo