On This Day

Historical Events in June 1520

  • Jun 6 France and England sign treaty of Scotland

Historic Event

Jun 7 Field of the Cloth of Gold; meeting begins between English Henry VIII and King Francis I of France at Balinghem, France

Historic Event

Jun 30 Spanish conquistadors are expelled from Tenochtitlan following an Aztec revolt against their rule under Hernán Cortés during "La Noche Triste" (the Night of Sadness). Many soldiers drown in the escape, and Aztec emperor Moctezuma II dies in the struggle