Historical Events In 1560
Saturday, 18 January 2020
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 in the year 1560.
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 In the year 1560 spanish king Philip II marries Elisabeth van Valois
Feb 16 In the year 1560 jean du Bellay, French Catholic cardinal and diplomat
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 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 in the year 1560.
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 in the year 1560.
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 On this day in history hieronymus Praetorius, composer
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 On this day in history spanish king Philip II names Frederik Schenck of Toutenburg, 1st archbishop of Utrecht
Sep 29 Gustaaf I, king of Sweden (1523-60), dies on this day in history.
Nov 07 Peter S Lotichius, [Peter Lotz], German poet (Opera omnia), dies on this day in history.
Dec 05 Francois II, King of France (1559-60), dies at 16 in the year 1560.