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Historical Events Happened In October - 16

Friday, 29 May 2015

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

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

1311  On this day in history council of Vienne opens  

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

1323  On October - 16 amadeus V the Great, count of Flanders/Savoy, dies at 74  

1333  Nicolaas V, [Pietro Rainalducci], Italian anti-Pope (1328-30), dies on October - 16.  

1355  Louis, King of Sicily, felled by the Black Death on this day in history.  

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

1492  On this day in history columbus' fleet anchors at "Fernandina" (Long Island, Bahamas)  

1502  On October - 16 storm ravages Friese coast  

1551  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1555  On October - 16 hugh Latimer, royal chaplain of Anna Boley, burned at stake at 80  

1570  Baron van Montigny, Dutch earl of Horne, murdered on this day in history.  

1591  Gregory XIV, [Niccolo Sfondrati], Italian Pope, dies at 56 on October - 16.  

1594  William Allen, English cardinal/founder seminary of Douai, dies at 62 on October - 16.  

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

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

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 October - 16.  

1679  On October - 16 jan Dismas Zelenka, composer  

1688  On October - 16 philips Koninck, painter/etcher, buried at 68  

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

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  Johann Andreas Joseph Giulini, composer on this day in history.  

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  Austrian troops occupy Berlin on this day in history.  

1758  On this day in history noah Webster, lexicographer (Webster's Dictionary)  

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

1483  On this day in history birth of gasparo Contarini, Italian diplomat and cardinal (d. 1542)  

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  Jan Dismas Zelenka, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

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  On October - 16 amadeus V the Great, count of Flanders/Savoy, dies at 74  

1333  Nicolaas V, [Pietro Rainalducci], Italian anti-Pope (1328-30), dies on October - 16.  

1355  On this day in history death of louis, King of Sicily, felled by the Black Death  

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

1553  On this day in history lucas Cranach Sr, German painter, dies at 81  

1555  On October - 16 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