Historical Events For October - 16
Thursday, 30 March 2017
0456 Magister militum Ricimer defeats the Emperor Avitus at Piacenza and becomes master of the western Roman Empire on this day in history.
0775 On October - 16 mansur, kalief of Abbasiden, dies
1311 Council of Vienne opens on October - 16.
1311 Council of Vienne (15th ecumenical council) opens on this day in history.
1323 On this day in history 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 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 English Edward Seymour duke of Somerset re-arrested on this day in history.
1553 On this day in history lucas Cranach Sr, German painter, dies at 81
1555 On this day in history an English protestant, Nicholas Ridley, is burned at the stake for heresy
1555 On this day in history hugh Latimer, royal chaplain of Anna Boley, burned at stake at 80
1570 On October - 16 baron van Montigny, Dutch earl of Horne, murdered
1591 On this day in history gregory XIV, [Niccolo Sfondrati], Italian Pope, dies at 56
1594 On October - 16 william Allen, English cardinal/founder seminary of Douai, dies at 62
1600 On October - 16 olivier van Noorts ships reach Philippines
1605 On this day in history charles C Dassoucy, French writer/singer
1621 Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck, organist/composer, dies at about 59 on October - 16.
1649 On this day in history isaac van Ostade, painter, buried
1674 On this day in history emperor Leopold I fires chancellor Furst Wenzel Lobkowitz
1679 Jan Dismas Zelenka, composer on this day in history.
1688 Philips Koninck, painter/etcher, buried at 68 on this day in history.
1690 On this day in history margaretha M Alacoque, French mystic/saint, dies at 43
1694 On October - 16 samuel Freiherr von Pufendorf, German lawyer, dies at 62
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 On this day in history giovanni Maria Capelli, composer, dies at 77
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.