Historical Events Happened In October - 16
Friday, 21 November 2014
0456 On this day in history magister militum Ricimer defeats the Emperor Avitus at Piacenza and becomes master of the western Roman Empire.
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 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 this day in history.
1355 Louis, King of Sicily, felled by the Black Death on October - 16.
1473 Reinoud II van Brederode, viscount of Utrecht, dies on this day in history.
1492 Columbus' fleet anchors at "Fernandina" (Long Island, Bahamas) on October - 16.
1502 Storm ravages Friese coast on October - 16.
1551 On this day in history english Edward Seymour duke of Somerset re-arrested
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 On this day in history hugh Latimer, royal chaplain of Anna Boley, burned at stake at 80
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 this day in history.
1605 Charles C Dassoucy, French writer/singer on this day in history.
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 Emperor Leopold I fires chancellor Furst Wenzel Lobkowitz on October - 16.
1679 Jan Dismas Zelenka, composer on October - 16.
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 October - 16.
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 On October - 16 johann Andreas Joseph Giulini, composer
1726 Giovanni Maria Capelli, composer, dies at 77 on this day in history.
1729 On this day in history 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 October - 16 noah Webster, lexicographer (Webster's Dictionary)