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Events and People Who Made History in the Year 1560 AD

January

January 31: Spanish king Philip II marries Elisabeth van Valois

March

March 7: Christian fleet under Gian Andrea lands at Djerba, North Africa
March 13: Spanish fleet occupies Djerba, at Tripoli
March 15: Failed assault on royal palace in Amboise France

July

July 6: England/Scotland signs Treaty of Edinburgh
July 29: Turkish fleet recaptures Djerba on Spanjaarden

August

August 21: Tycho Brahe becomes interested in astronomy

September

September 25: Spanish king Philip II names Frederik Schenck of Toutenburg, 1st archbishop of Utrecht
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