Historical Events Happened In October - 16
Friday, 31 October 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 On October - 16 mansur, kalief of Abbasiden, dies
1311 Council of Vienne opens on this day in history.
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 Louis, King of Sicily, felled by the Black Death on October - 16.
1473 On this day in history reinoud II van Brederode, viscount of Utrecht, dies
1492 Columbus' fleet anchors at "Fernandina" (Long Island, Bahamas) on October - 16.
1502 Storm ravages Friese coast on October - 16.
1551 English Edward Seymour duke of Somerset re-arrested on this day in history.
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 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 On October - 16 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 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 October - 16.
1688 On this day in history philips Koninck, painter/etcher, buried at 68
1690 On October - 16 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 October - 16 albrecht von Haller, Switz, experimental physiology (Acad of Science)
1710 On October - 16 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 On October - 16 pierre van Maldere, composer
1750 On October - 16 silvius Leopold Weiss, composer, dies at 64
1757 On this day in history austrian troops occupy Berlin
1758 Noah Webster, lexicographer (Webster's Dictionary) on this day in history.