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Historical Events Happened In October - 16

Saturday, 25 October 2014

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

0775  On October - 16 mansur, kalief of Abbasiden, dies  

1311  On this day in history council of Vienne opens  

1311  Council of Vienne (15th ecumenical council) opens on this day in history.  

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 this day in history 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  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 October - 16.  

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  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  Charles C Dassoucy, French writer/singer on October - 16.  

1621  Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck, organist/composer, dies at about 59 on October - 16.  

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

1674  On October - 16 emperor Leopold I fires chancellor Furst Wenzel Lobkowitz  

1679  Jan Dismas Zelenka, composer on October - 16.  

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

1690  Margaretha M Alacoque, French mystic/saint, dies at 43 on this day in history.  

1694  On this day in history samuel Freiherr von Pufendorf, German lawyer, dies at 62  

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

1710  On October - 16 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  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  Noah Webster, lexicographer (Webster's Dictionary) on October - 16.  

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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 October - 16.  

1430  King James II of Scotland (d. 1460) was born on this day in history.  

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  On October - 16 birth of charles C Dassoucy, French writer/singer  

1663  Prince Eugene of Savoy, French-born Austrian general (d. 1736) was born on October - 16.  

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

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

Famous Deaths In October - 16

Famous People Died On This Day In History

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

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

1473  Reinoud II van Brederode, viscount of Utrecht, dies on October - 16.  

1553  Lucas Cranach Sr, German painter, dies at 81 on this day in history.  

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

1570  Death of Baron van Montigny, Dutch earl of Horne, murdered on October - 16.