Historical Events In 1560
Wednesday, 22 May 2019
Jan 01 Guillaume du Bellay, Sieur de Langey, French soldier, dies on this day in history.
Jan 03 On this day in history peder Palladus, Danish church reformer (Visitasbog), dies at about 56
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 In the year 1560 jean du Bellay, French Catholic cardinal and diplomat
Mar 07 Christian fleet under Gian Andrea lands at Djerba, N Africa in the year 1560.
Mar 13 Spanish fleet occupies Djerba, at Tripoli in the year 1560.
Mar 15 Failed assault on royal palace in Amboise France in the year 1560.
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 Marie Guise, French wife of king Jacobus V of Scotland, dies at 44 on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Jul 06 England/Scotland signs Treaty of Edinburgh on this day in history.
Jul 29 In the year 1560 turkish fleet recaptures Djerba on Spanjaarden
Aug 10 In the year 1560 hieronymus Praetorius, composer
Aug 21 In the year 1560 tycho Brahe becomes interested in astronomy
Sep 08 Amy Robsart, wife of English premier Robert Dudley, dies by accident in the year 1560.
Sep 25 On this day in history 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 Francois II, King of France (1559-60), dies at 16 in the year 1560.