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- June 19 - Battle of Landriano - A French army in Italy under Marshal St. Pol is decisively defeated.
- November 6 - Shipwrecked Spanish conquistador Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca becomes the first known European to set foot on Texas.
- Andrea Doria revolts against the French and establishes the independence of Genoa.
- Montenegro gains autonomy under Turk power.
- Maya people drive Spanish Conquistadors out of Yucatán.
- Spain takes direct control of Acapulco.
- Bubonic plague breaks out in England.
- Major outbreak of the sweating sickness in England, speads to much of the continent.
- St. George's Chapel in Windsor Castle completed.
- Chateau Fontainebleau in France begun.
- Cardinal Wolsey founds a college at Ipswich.
- Michelangelo Buonarroti begins work on fortifications of Florence.
- Baldassare Castiglione publishes The Book of the Courtier.
- Jeanne d'Albret, Queen of Navarre (+ 1572)
- Paolo Boi , Italian chessmaster
- July 8 - Emmanuel Philibert, Duke of Savoy (+ 1580)
- October 4(?) - Francisco Guerrero, Spanish composer
- Akechi Mitsuhide, Japanese samurai and warlord
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