On This Day

Birthdays in History in 1560

  • Jan 17 Gaspard Bauhin, Swiss botanist (d. 1624)
  • Jun 25 Wilhelm Fabry, German surgeon (Father of German surgery), born in Hilden, Germany (d. 1634)
  • Jul 1 Charles III de Croÿ, Prince of Chimay and Duke of Aarschot, born in Beaumont, Hainaut (d. 1612)

Person of interestElizabeth Báthory

Aug 7 Elizabeth Báthory, Hungarian countess and serial killer, born in Nyírbátor, Hungary (d. 1614)

Most Prolific Female Serial Killer in History Elizabeth Báthory
Most Prolific Female Serial Killer in History
Elizabeth Báthory
  • Nov 3 Annibale Carracci, Italian painter, born in Bologna, Italy (d. 1609)
  • Dec 3 Jan Gruter, Flemish-born Dutch critic, born in Antwerp, Belgium (d. 1627)