Historical Events For 1560
Sunday, 24 September 2017
Jan 01 On this day in history guillaume du Bellay, Sieur de Langey, French soldier, dies
Jan 03 On this day in history peder Palladus, Danish church reformer (Visitasbog), dies at about 56
Jan 05 In the year 1560 william Cobbold, composer
Jan 28 In the year 1560 john a Lasco, [John Laski], Polish nobleman/reformed theologist, dies
Jan 31 On this day in history spanish king Philip II marries Elisabeth van Valois
Feb 16 In the year 1560 jean du Bellay, French Catholic cardinal and diplomat
Mar 07 Christian fleet under Gian Andrea lands at Djerba, N Africa on this day in history.
Mar 13 In the year 1560 spanish fleet occupies Djerba, at Tripoli
Mar 15 On this day in history failed assault on royal palace in Amboise France
Apr 19 Philipp Melanchton (Schwazerd), church reformer, dies at 63 on this day in history.
Jun 10 Mary de Guise, queen-mother of Scotland on this day in history.
Jun 11 In the year 1560 marie Guise, French wife of king Jacobus V of Scotland, dies at 44
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 on this day in history.
Jul 06 England/Scotland signs Treaty of Edinburgh in the year 1560.
Jul 29 Turkish fleet recaptures Djerba on Spanjaarden in the year 1560.
Aug 10 Hieronymus Praetorius, composer on this day in history.
Aug 21 Tycho Brahe becomes interested in astronomy on this day in history.
Sep 08 Amy Robsart, wife of English premier Robert Dudley, dies by accident in the year 1560.
Sep 25 In the year 1560 spanish king Philip II names Frederik Schenck of Toutenburg, 1st archbishop of Utrecht
Sep 29 In the year 1560 gustaaf I, king of Sweden (1523-60), dies
Nov 07 In the year 1560 peter S Lotichius, [Peter Lotz], German poet (Opera omnia), dies
Dec 05 In the year 1560 francois II, King of France (1559-60), dies at 16