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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  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 this day in history.  

1355  On this day in history louis, King of Sicily, felled by the Black Death  

1473  On October - 16 reinoud II van Brederode, viscount of Utrecht, dies  

1492  On October - 16 columbus' fleet anchors at "Fernandina" (Long Island, Bahamas)  

1502  On October - 16 storm ravages Friese coast  

1551  On October - 16 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  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  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  Isaac van Ostade, painter, buried on this day in history.  

1674  Emperor Leopold I fires chancellor Furst Wenzel Lobkowitz on this day in history.  

1679  On October - 16 jan Dismas Zelenka, composer  

1688  On this day in history philips Koninck, painter/etcher, buried at 68  

1690  Margaretha M Alacoque, French mystic/saint, dies at 43 on October - 16.  

1694  On October - 16 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 October - 16.  

1726  Giovanni Maria Capelli, composer, dies at 77 on October - 16.  

1729  Pierre van Maldere, composer on October - 16.  

1750  Silvius Leopold Weiss, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

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 October - 16 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 this day in history.  

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 October - 16.  

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  Jan Dismas Zelenka, composer was born on October - 16.  

1708  On October - 16 birth of albrecht von Haller, Switz, experimental physiology (Acad of Science)  

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  On this day in history amadeus V the Great, count of Flanders/Savoy, dies at 74  

1333  On October - 16 nicolaas V, [Pietro Rainalducci], Italian anti-Pope (1328-30), dies  

1355  On October - 16 death of louis, King of Sicily, felled by the Black Death  

1473  Reinoud II van Brederode, viscount of Utrecht, dies on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1570  Death of Baron van Montigny, Dutch earl of Horne, murdered on October - 16.