Historical Events In 1560
Thursday, 20 February 2020
Jan 01 Guillaume du Bellay, Sieur de Langey, French soldier, dies in the year 1560.
Jan 03 Peder Palladus, Danish church reformer (Visitasbog), dies at about 56 on this day in history.
Jan 05 In the year 1560 william Cobbold, composer
Jan 28 John a Lasco, [John Laski], Polish nobleman/reformed theologist, dies on this day in history.
Jan 31 Spanish king Philip II marries Elisabeth van Valois in the year 1560.
Feb 16 Jean du Bellay, French Catholic cardinal and diplomat on this day in history.
Mar 07 On this day in history christian fleet under Gian Andrea lands at Djerba, N Africa
Mar 13 In the year 1560 spanish fleet occupies Djerba, at Tripoli
Mar 15 Failed assault on royal palace in Amboise France on this day in history.
Apr 19 In the year 1560 philipp Melanchton (Schwazerd), church reformer, dies at 63
Jun 10 In the year 1560 mary de Guise, queen-mother of Scotland
Jun 11 On this day in history marie Guise, French wife of king Jacobus V of Scotland, dies at 44
Jun 12 In the year 1560 battle of Okehazama: Oda Nobunaga defeats Imagawa Yoshimoto.
Jul 01 Charles van Croij, prince of Chimay/duke of Aarschot in the year 1560.
Jul 06 England/Scotland signs Treaty of Edinburgh in the year 1560.
Jul 29 On this day in history turkish fleet recaptures Djerba on Spanjaarden
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 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 Gustaaf I, king of Sweden (1523-60), dies in the year 1560.
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.