Historical Events Happened In October - 16
Monday, 06 July 2015
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 On this day in history council of Vienne opens
1311 Council of Vienne (15th ecumenical council) opens 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 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 Storm ravages Friese coast on this day in history.
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 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 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 On October - 16 charles C Dassoucy, French writer/singer
1621 Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck, organist/composer, dies at about 59 on this day in history.
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 Philips Koninck, painter/etcher, buried at 68 on this day in history.
1690 Margaretha M Alacoque, French mystic/saint, dies at 43 on October - 16.
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 this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1729 On October - 16 pierre van Maldere, composer
1750 On October - 16 silvius Leopold Weiss, composer, dies at 64
1757 Austrian troops occupy Berlin on this day in history.
1758 Noah Webster, lexicographer (Webster's Dictionary) on October - 16.