Tag Archives: 1525

Today in History: 28 February 1525


Mexico: Aztec Ruler Cuauhtémoc Executed

On this day in 1525, Aztec Ruler Cuauhtémoc was executed by the Spanish invaders of his homeland.

For more, visit:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cuauhtémoc


Today in History: 24 February 1525


Italy: The Battle of Pavia – The Italian War

On this day in 1525, the Battle of Pavia between Spanish and French forces was fought outside the walls of Pavia during what is known as the Italian War of 1521-26. The French suffered a massive defeat and Francis I was captured and forced to sign a treaty that ceded much ground to Charles V.

For more, visit:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Pavia


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