Historical Events For 1560
Thursday, 30 March 2017
Jan 01 Guillaume du Bellay, Sieur de Langey, French soldier, dies on this day in history.
Jan 03 Peder Palladus, Danish church reformer (Visitasbog), dies at about 56 on this day in history.
Jan 05 William Cobbold, composer in the year 1560.
Jan 28 John a Lasco, [John Laski], Polish nobleman/reformed theologist, dies in the year 1560.
Jan 31 Spanish king Philip II marries Elisabeth van Valois in the year 1560.
Feb 16 Jean du Bellay, French Catholic cardinal and diplomat in the year 1560.
Mar 07 On this day in history christian fleet under Gian Andrea lands at Djerba, N Africa
Mar 13 Spanish fleet occupies Djerba, at Tripoli in the year 1560.
Mar 15 Failed assault on royal palace in Amboise France in the year 1560.
Apr 19 Philipp Melanchton (Schwazerd), church reformer, dies at 63 on this day in history.
Jun 10 On this day in history mary de Guise, queen-mother of Scotland
Jun 11 Marie Guise, French wife of king Jacobus V of Scotland, dies at 44 in the year 1560.
Jun 12 Battle of Okehazama: Oda Nobunaga defeats Imagawa Yoshimoto on this day in history.
Jul 01 Charles van Croij, prince of Chimay/duke of Aarschot in the year 1560.
Jul 06 In the year 1560 england/Scotland signs Treaty of Edinburgh
Jul 29 Turkish fleet recaptures Djerba on Spanjaarden in the year 1560.
Aug 10 On this day in history hieronymus Praetorius, composer
Aug 21 Tycho Brahe becomes interested in astronomy on this day in history.
Sep 08 In the year 1560 amy Robsart, wife of English premier Robert Dudley, dies by accident
Sep 25 Spanish king Philip II names Frederik Schenck of Toutenburg, 1st archbishop of Utrecht on this day in history.
Sep 29 On this day in history gustaaf I, king of Sweden (1523-60), dies
Nov 07 Peter S Lotichius, [Peter Lotz], German poet (Opera omnia), dies in the year 1560.
Dec 05 On this day in history francois II, King of France (1559-60), dies at 16