1560 in History – What happened in year 1560

In history, year 1560 has its own importance and known for many memorable events like famous birthdays, inventions, natural disaster, treaties, change of rulers, special days etc. Find below a list of important historical events which happened during the year 1560.

Know what happened in 1560:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
06 July Scotland and England signed the Treaty of Edinburgh to formallyconclude the Siege of Leith and replace the Scottish–French AuldAlliance.
27 FebruaryThe Treaty of Berwick was signed, which set the terms under which an English fleet and army could come to Scotland to expel the French troops who were defending the Regency of Mary of Guise.
27 FebruaryThe Treaty of Berwick was signed, which set the terms underwhich an English fleet and army could come to Scotland to expel theFrench troops who were defending the Regency of Mary of Guise.
17 AugustThe Scottish Parliament adopted a Protestant confession offaith to initiate the Scottish Reformation and disestablishingCatholicism as the national religion.
06 JulyScotland and England signed the Treaty of Edinburgh to formallyconclude the Siege of Leith and replace the Scottish–French AuldAlliance.
27 FebruaryThe Treaty of Berwick was signed, setting the terms under which an English fleet and army could enter Scotland to expel French troops defending the Regency of Mary of Guise .


List of famous birthdays in the year 1560:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
01 January Hugh Myddelton / Business Man / United Kingdom
03 DecemberJan Gruter / Scholar / Netherlands
03 NovemberAnnibale Carracci / Painter / Italy
07 AugustElizabeth Báthory / Aristocrat / Hungary
10 OctoberJacobus Arminius / Theologian / Netherlands
10 AugustHieronymus Praetorius / Composer / Germany
17 January Gaspard Bauhin / Physician / Switzerland
19 SeptemberThomas Cavendish / Naval Explorer / United Kingdom
25 JuneWilhelm Fabry / Surgeon / Germany

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