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Historical Events For October - 16

Saturday, 27 May 2017

0456  Magister militum Ricimer defeats the Emperor Avitus at Piacenza and becomes master of the western Roman Empire on October - 16.  

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

1311  Council of Vienne opens on October - 16.  

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

1323  Amadeus V the Great, count of Flanders/Savoy, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

1502  Storm ravages Friese coast on October - 16.  

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1551  English Edward Seymour duke of Somerset re-arrested on October - 16.  

1553  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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 October - 16 william Allen, English cardinal/founder seminary of Douai, dies at 62  

1600  Olivier van Noorts ships reach Philippines on October - 16.  

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

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

1649  On this day in history isaac van Ostade, painter, buried  

1674  Emperor Leopold I fires chancellor Furst Wenzel Lobkowitz on October - 16.  

1679  On October - 16 jan Dismas Zelenka, composer  

1688  Philips Koninck, painter/etcher, buried at 68 on October - 16.  

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 this day in history.  

1710  British troops occupies Port Royal, Nova Scotia on this day in history.  

1723  On October - 16 johann Andreas Joseph Giulini, composer  

1726  On this day in history giovanni Maria Capelli, composer, dies at 77  

1729  On this day in history pierre van Maldere, composer  

1750  Silvius Leopold Weiss, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

1757  On October - 16 austrian troops occupy Berlin  

1758  Noah Webster, lexicographer (Webster's Dictionary) on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In October - 16

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1396  On this day in history birth of william de la Pole, 1st Duke of Suffolk, English soldier (d. 1450)  

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  Niwa Nagahide, Japanese warlord (d. 1585) was born on this day in history.  

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  Jan Dismas Zelenka, composer was born on October - 16.  

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

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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  Death of 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  

1553  On this day in history 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 October - 16 death of baron van Montigny, Dutch earl of Horne, murdered  

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