Historical Events In 1560
Wednesday, 27 October 2021
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 William Cobbold, composer in the year 1560.
Jan 28 John a Lasco, [John Laski], Polish nobleman/reformed theologist, dies in the year 1560.
Jan 31 Spanish king Philip II marries Elisabeth van Valois on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Mar 13 In the year 1560 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 on this day in history.
Jun 10 On this day in history 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 On this day in history battle of Okehazama: Oda Nobunaga defeats Imagawa Yoshimoto.
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 in the year 1560.
Sep 08 On this day in history amy Robsart, wife of English premier Robert Dudley, dies by accident
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 Peter S Lotichius, [Peter Lotz], German poet (Opera omnia), dies in the year 1560.
Dec 05 In the year 1560 francois II, King of France (1559-60), dies at 16