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Historical Events Happened In October - 16

Saturday, 29 August 2015

0456  On this day in history magister militum Ricimer defeats the Emperor Avitus at Piacenza and becomes master of the western Roman Empire.  

0775  Mansur, kalief of Abbasiden, dies on October - 16.  

1311  On this day in history council of Vienne opens  

1311  On October - 16 council of Vienne (15th ecumenical council) opens  

1323  On this day in history amadeus V the Great, count of Flanders/Savoy, dies at 74  

1333  Nicolaas V, [Pietro Rainalducci], Italian anti-Pope (1328-30), dies on October - 16.  

1355  On October - 16 louis, King of Sicily, felled by the Black Death  

1473  On this day in history reinoud II van Brederode, viscount of Utrecht, dies  

1492  Columbus' fleet anchors at "Fernandina" (Long Island, Bahamas) on October - 16.  

1502  On October - 16 storm ravages Friese coast  

1551  English Edward Seymour duke of Somerset re-arrested on this day in history.  

1553  Lucas Cranach Sr, German painter, dies at 81 on October - 16.  

1555  On this day in history an English protestant, Nicholas Ridley, is burned at the stake for heresy  

1555  Hugh Latimer, royal chaplain of Anna Boley, burned at stake at 80 on this day in history.  

1570  On this day in history baron van Montigny, Dutch earl of Horne, murdered  

1591  Gregory XIV, [Niccolo Sfondrati], Italian Pope, dies at 56 on October - 16.  

1594  On this day in history william Allen, English cardinal/founder seminary of Douai, dies at 62  

1600  On this day in history olivier van Noorts ships reach Philippines  

1605  On this day in history charles C Dassoucy, French writer/singer  

1621  On October - 16 jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck, organist/composer, dies at about 59  

1649  Isaac van Ostade, painter, buried on this day in history.  

1674  Emperor Leopold I fires chancellor Furst Wenzel Lobkowitz on this day in history.  

1679  On this day in history jan Dismas Zelenka, composer  

1688  Philips Koninck, painter/etcher, buried at 68 on this day in history.  

1690  Margaretha M Alacoque, French mystic/saint, dies at 43 on October - 16.  

1694  Samuel Freiherr von Pufendorf, German lawyer, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

1708  Albrecht von Haller, Switz, experimental physiology (Acad of Science) on October - 16.  

1710  British troops occupies Port Royal, Nova Scotia on October - 16.  

1723  On October - 16 johann Andreas Joseph Giulini, composer  

1726  On October - 16 giovanni Maria Capelli, composer, dies at 77  

1729  On this day in history pierre van Maldere, composer  

1750  On this day in history silvius Leopold Weiss, composer, dies at 64  

1757  On October - 16 austrian troops occupy Berlin  

1758  On this day in history noah Webster, lexicographer (Webster's Dictionary)  

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Famous Birthdays In October - 16

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1396  William de la Pole, 1st Duke of Suffolk, English soldier (d. 1450) was born on this day in history.  

1430  On this day in history birth of king James II of Scotland (d. 1460)  

1483  Gasparo Contarini, Italian diplomat and cardinal (d. 1542) was born on October - 16.  

1535  On this day in history birth of niwa Nagahide, Japanese warlord (d. 1585)  

1605  Charles C Dassoucy, French writer/singer was born on this day in history.  

1663  On October - 16 birth of prince Eugene of Savoy, French-born Austrian general (d. 1736)  

1679  On October - 16 birth of jan Dismas Zelenka, composer  

1708  On this day in history birth of albrecht von Haller, Switz, experimental physiology (Acad of Science)  

Famous Deaths In October - 16

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0775  Mansur, kalief of Abbasiden, dies on this day in history.  

1323  Amadeus V the Great, count of Flanders/Savoy, dies at 74 on October - 16.  

1333  On this day in history nicolaas V, [Pietro Rainalducci], Italian anti-Pope (1328-30), dies  

1355  On this day in history death of louis, King of Sicily, felled by the Black Death  

1473  Reinoud II van Brederode, viscount of Utrecht, dies on this day in history.  

1553  On October - 16 lucas Cranach Sr, German painter, dies at 81  

1555  On this day in history death of hugh Latimer, royal chaplain of Anna Boley, burned at stake at 80  

1570  On this day in history death of baron van Montigny, Dutch earl of Horne, murdered  

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