On This Day

What Happened on January 1, 1560

Famous Deaths

  • Guillaume du Bellay, Sieur de Langey, French soldier, dies at 52
  • Joachim du Bellay, French poet & founder of the PlĂ©iade, dies at 38
1560 Highlights

About January 1, 1560

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 462 years, 4 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Capricorn