On This Day

What Happened in March 1560

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Mar 8 Don Carlo Gesualdo, Italian Prince of Venosa and composer, born in Venosa, Italy (d. 1613)