Historical Events For October - 16
Monday, 25 September 2017
0456 Magister militum Ricimer defeats the Emperor Avitus at Piacenza and becomes master of the western Roman Empire on this day in history.
0775 Mansur, kalief of Abbasiden, dies on October - 16.
1311 Council of Vienne opens on October - 16.
1311 Council of Vienne (15th ecumenical council) opens on October - 16.
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 Louis, King of Sicily, felled by the Black Death on this day in history.
1473 On this day in history reinoud II van Brederode, viscount of Utrecht, dies
1492 On this day in history columbus' fleet anchors at "Fernandina" (Long Island, Bahamas)
1502 Storm ravages Friese coast on this day in history.
1551 English Edward Seymour duke of Somerset re-arrested on October - 16.
1553 On October - 16 lucas Cranach Sr, German painter, dies at 81
1555 On October - 16 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 October - 16.
1570 On October - 16 baron van Montigny, Dutch earl of Horne, murdered
1591 Gregory XIV, [Niccolo Sfondrati], Italian Pope, dies at 56 on this day in history.
1594 On this day in history william Allen, English cardinal/founder seminary of Douai, dies at 62
1600 Olivier van Noorts ships reach Philippines on October - 16.
1605 Charles C Dassoucy, French writer/singer on October - 16.
1621 Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck, organist/composer, dies at about 59 on October - 16.
1649 On October - 16 isaac van Ostade, painter, buried
1674 Emperor Leopold I fires chancellor Furst Wenzel Lobkowitz on October - 16.
1679 Jan Dismas Zelenka, composer on October - 16.
1688 Philips Koninck, painter/etcher, buried at 68 on October - 16.
1690 On this day in history margaretha M Alacoque, French mystic/saint, dies at 43
1694 On October - 16 samuel Freiherr von Pufendorf, German lawyer, dies at 62
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 Johann Andreas Joseph Giulini, composer on this day in history.
1726 Giovanni Maria Capelli, composer, dies at 77 on this day in history.
1729 On October - 16 pierre van Maldere, composer
1750 Silvius Leopold Weiss, composer, dies at 64 on October - 16.
1757 On October - 16 austrian troops occupy Berlin
1758 On this day in history noah Webster, lexicographer (Webster's Dictionary)