Historical Events Happened In October - 16
Sunday, 04 October 2015
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 this day in history.
1311 On October - 16 council of Vienne opens
1311 On this day in history 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 On October - 16 nicolaas V, [Pietro Rainalducci], Italian anti-Pope (1328-30), dies
1355 Louis, King of Sicily, felled by the Black Death on October - 16.
1473 On this day in history reinoud II van Brederode, viscount of Utrecht, dies
1492 Columbus' fleet anchors at "Fernandina" (Long Island, Bahamas) on this day in history.
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 An English protestant, Nicholas Ridley, is burned at the stake for heresy on October - 16.
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 On this day in history gregory XIV, [Niccolo Sfondrati], Italian Pope, dies at 56
1594 On October - 16 william Allen, English cardinal/founder seminary of Douai, dies at 62
1600 On October - 16 olivier van Noorts ships reach Philippines
1605 Charles C Dassoucy, French writer/singer on this day in history.
1621 On October - 16 jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck, organist/composer, dies at about 59
1649 On October - 16 isaac van Ostade, painter, buried
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 On this day in history philips Koninck, painter/etcher, buried at 68
1690 Margaretha M Alacoque, French mystic/saint, dies at 43 on this day in history.
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 British troops occupies Port Royal, Nova Scotia on this day in history.
1723 On October - 16 johann Andreas Joseph Giulini, composer
1726 Giovanni Maria Capelli, composer, dies at 77 on this day in history.
1729 On October - 16 pierre van Maldere, composer
1750 On October - 16 silvius Leopold Weiss, composer, dies at 64
1757 On this day in history austrian troops occupy Berlin
1758 On October - 16 noah Webster, lexicographer (Webster's Dictionary)