On This Day

What Happened on December 5, 1560

Famous Deaths

  • Francis II, King of France (1559-60) and husband of Mary, Queen of Scots, dies of an ear infection at 16
1560 Highlights

About December 5, 1560

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 460 years, 2 months and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Sagittarius