On This Day

What Happened in June 1560

Historical Events

  • Jun 12 Battle of Okehazama: Oda Nobunaga defeats Imagawa Yoshimoto.

Famous Birthdays

  • Jun 25 Wilhelm Fabry, German surgeon (Father of German surgery), born in Hilden, Germany (d. 1634)

Famous Deaths

  • Jun 1 Mary of Guise [Mary of Lorraine], French Queen consort of Scotland (1538-42) and Regent of Scotland for daughter Mary Queen of Scots (1554-60), dies of dropsy at 44
  • Jun 12 Imagawa Yoshimoto, Japanese daimyo, killed in a surprise attack (b. 1519)
  • Jun 12 Ii Naomori, Japanese warrior, killed trying to protect daimyo Yoshimoto during surprise attack (b. 1506)