On This Day

What Happened in September 1560

Historical Events

Appointment of Interest

Sep 25 Spanish King Philip II names Frederik Schenck of Toutenburg as 1st archbishop of Utrecht

Famous Deaths

  • Sep 8 Amy Robsart, wife of English premier Robert Dudley, dies falling down a flight of stairs in suspicious circumstances at 28
  • Sep 29 Gustav I, King of Sweden (1523-60) who abolished Sweden's elective monarchy, dies at 64
  • Sep 30 Melchior Cano, Spanish theologian (b. 1525)