Historical Events Happened In October - 16
Sunday, 21 December 2014
0456 On this day in history magister militum Ricimer defeats the Emperor Avitus at Piacenza and becomes master of the western Roman Empire.
0775 On October - 16 mansur, kalief of Abbasiden, dies
1311 On this day in history council of Vienne opens
1311 On this day in history council of Vienne (15th ecumenical council) opens
1323 Amadeus V the Great, count of Flanders/Savoy, dies at 74 on October - 16.
1333 Nicolaas V, [Pietro Rainalducci], Italian anti-Pope (1328-30), dies on this day in history.
1355 On this day in history louis, King of Sicily, felled by the Black Death
1473 On October - 16 reinoud II van Brederode, viscount of Utrecht, dies
1492 On October - 16 columbus' fleet anchors at "Fernandina" (Long Island, Bahamas)
1502 On October - 16 storm ravages Friese coast
1551 On October - 16 english Edward Seymour duke of Somerset re-arrested
1553 Lucas Cranach Sr, German painter, dies at 81 on October - 16.
1555 On October - 16 an English protestant, Nicholas Ridley, is burned at the stake for heresy
1555 On this day in history hugh Latimer, royal chaplain of Anna Boley, burned at stake at 80
1570 On October - 16 baron van Montigny, Dutch earl of Horne, murdered
1591 On this day in history gregory XIV, [Niccolo Sfondrati], Italian Pope, dies at 56
1594 William Allen, English cardinal/founder seminary of Douai, dies at 62 on this day in history.
1600 Olivier van Noorts ships reach Philippines on October - 16.
1605 On October - 16 charles C Dassoucy, French writer/singer
1621 Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck, organist/composer, dies at about 59 on this day in history.
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 October - 16 jan Dismas Zelenka, composer
1688 On this day in history philips Koninck, painter/etcher, buried at 68
1690 Margaretha M Alacoque, French mystic/saint, dies at 43 on October - 16.
1694 On October - 16 samuel Freiherr von Pufendorf, German lawyer, dies at 62
1708 On this day in history albrecht von Haller, Switz, experimental physiology (Acad of Science)
1710 On this day in history british troops occupies Port Royal, Nova Scotia
1723 Johann Andreas Joseph Giulini, composer on October - 16.
1726 Giovanni Maria Capelli, composer, dies at 77 on October - 16.
1729 Pierre van Maldere, composer on October - 16.
1750 Silvius Leopold Weiss, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.
1757 On October - 16 austrian troops occupy Berlin
1758 On October - 16 noah Webster, lexicographer (Webster's Dictionary)