Historical Events For 1560
Friday, 20 January 2017
Jan 01 In the year 1560 guillaume du Bellay, Sieur de Langey, French soldier, dies
Jan 03 Peder Palladus, Danish church reformer (Visitasbog), dies at about 56 in the year 1560.
Jan 05 William Cobbold, composer on this day in history.
Jan 28 John a Lasco, [John Laski], Polish nobleman/reformed theologist, dies in the year 1560.
Jan 31 On this day in history spanish king Philip II marries Elisabeth van Valois
Feb 16 Jean du Bellay, French Catholic cardinal and diplomat on this day in history.
Mar 07 Christian fleet under Gian Andrea lands at Djerba, N Africa in the year 1560.
Mar 13 On this day in history 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 In the year 1560 mary de Guise, queen-mother of Scotland
Jun 11 In the year 1560 marie Guise, French wife of king Jacobus V of Scotland, dies at 44
Jun 12 On this day in history battle of Okehazama: Oda Nobunaga defeats Imagawa Yoshimoto.
Jul 01 Charles van Croij, prince of Chimay/duke of Aarschot on this day in history.
Jul 06 On this day in history england/Scotland signs Treaty of Edinburgh
Jul 29 Turkish fleet recaptures Djerba on Spanjaarden on this day in history.
Aug 10 Hieronymus Praetorius, composer on this day in history.
Aug 21 Tycho Brahe becomes interested in astronomy in the year 1560.
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 Gustaaf I, king of Sweden (1523-60), dies on this day in history.
Nov 07 On this day in history peter S Lotichius, [Peter Lotz], German poet (Opera omnia), dies
Dec 05 Francois II, King of France (1559-60), dies at 16 in the year 1560.