Historical Events In 1560
Wednesday, 15 July 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 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 In the year 1560 failed assault on royal palace in Amboise France
Apr 19 Philipp Melanchton (Schwazerd), church reformer, dies at 63 in the year 1560.
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 in the year 1560.
Jul 01 On this day in history charles van Croij, prince of Chimay/duke of Aarschot
Jul 06 England/Scotland signs Treaty of Edinburgh on this day in history.
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 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
Dec 05 Francois II, King of France (1559-60), dies at 16 on this day in history.