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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)  

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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  King James II of Scotland (d. 1460) was born on October - 16.  

1483  Gasparo Contarini, Italian diplomat and cardinal (d. 1542) was born on October - 16.  

1535  On October - 16 birth of niwa Nagahide, Japanese warlord (d. 1585)  

1605  On October - 16 birth of charles C Dassoucy, French writer/singer  

1663  On this day in history birth of prince Eugene of Savoy, French-born Austrian general (d. 1736)  

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

1708  Albrecht von Haller, Switz, experimental physiology (Acad of Science) was born on this day in history.  

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  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  Death of Hugh Latimer, royal chaplain of Anna Boley, burned at stake at 80 on October - 16.  

1570  On this day in history death of baron van Montigny, Dutch earl of Horne, murdered