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Historical Events Happened In October - 16

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0456  On this day in history magister militum Ricimer defeats the Emperor Avitus at Piacenza and becomes master of the western Roman Empire.  

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

1311  On this day in history council of Vienne opens  

1311  On this day in history council of Vienne (15th ecumenical council) opens  

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

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 this day in history.  

1492  Columbus' fleet anchors at "Fernandina" (Long Island, Bahamas) on this day in history.  

1502  On October - 16 storm ravages Friese coast  

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

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 October - 16.  

1555  Hugh Latimer, royal chaplain of Anna Boley, burned at stake at 80 on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history olivier van Noorts ships reach Philippines  

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  Jan Dismas Zelenka, composer on this day in history.  

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

1690  On this day in history margaretha M Alacoque, French mystic/saint, dies at 43  

1694  On this day in history samuel Freiherr von Pufendorf, German lawyer, dies at 62  

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

1710  On this day in history british troops occupies Port Royal, Nova Scotia  

1723  Johann Andreas Joseph Giulini, composer on this day in history.  

1726  Giovanni Maria Capelli, composer, dies at 77 on this day in history.  

1729  Pierre van Maldere, composer on this day in history.  

1750  On this day in history silvius Leopold Weiss, composer, dies at 64  

1757  Austrian troops occupy Berlin on October - 16.  

1758  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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  On October - 16 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  On this day in history mansur, kalief of Abbasiden, dies  

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

1333  On October - 16 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  Reinoud II van Brederode, viscount of Utrecht, dies on October - 16.  

1553  Lucas Cranach Sr, German painter, dies at 81 on this day in history.  

1555  On this day in history death of hugh Latimer, royal chaplain of Anna Boley, burned at stake at 80  

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