On This Day

Historical Events in February 1525

Historic Event

Feb 10 Albert of Prussia pledges a personal oath to Sigismund I and is invested with the duchy for himself and his heirs

  • Feb 20 Swiss & German mercenaries desert Francois I's army

Victory in Battle

Feb 24 Battle of Pavia: Holy Roman Emperor Charles V's troops beat the French. French King Francois I captured, 15,000 killed or wounded