Historical Events Happened In October - 16
Friday, 06 May 2016
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 October - 16 council of Vienne opens
1311 Council of Vienne (15th ecumenical council) opens on this day in history.
1323 Amadeus V the Great, count of Flanders/Savoy, dies at 74 on this day in history.
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 October - 16.
1492 Columbus' fleet anchors at "Fernandina" (Long Island, Bahamas) on October - 16.
1502 Storm ravages Friese coast on this day in history.
1551 On this day in history english Edward Seymour duke of Somerset re-arrested
1553 Lucas Cranach Sr, German painter, dies at 81 on this day in history.
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 On this day in history william Allen, English cardinal/founder seminary of Douai, dies at 62
1600 On this day in history olivier van Noorts ships reach Philippines
1605 On October - 16 charles C Dassoucy, French writer/singer
1621 Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck, organist/composer, dies at about 59 on October - 16.
1649 Isaac van Ostade, painter, buried on October - 16.
1674 On October - 16 emperor Leopold I fires chancellor Furst Wenzel Lobkowitz
1679 On October - 16 jan Dismas Zelenka, composer
1688 On October - 16 philips Koninck, painter/etcher, buried at 68
1690 Margaretha M Alacoque, French mystic/saint, dies at 43 on October - 16.
1694 On this day in history samuel Freiherr von Pufendorf, German lawyer, dies at 62
1708 Albrecht von Haller, Switz, experimental physiology (Acad of Science) on October - 16.
1710 On October - 16 british troops occupies Port Royal, Nova Scotia
1723 Johann Andreas Joseph Giulini, composer on October - 16.
1726 On this day in history giovanni Maria Capelli, composer, dies at 77
1729 Pierre van Maldere, composer on October - 16.
1750 On October - 16 silvius Leopold Weiss, composer, dies at 64
1757 On this day in history austrian troops occupy Berlin
1758 On October - 16 noah Webster, lexicographer (Webster's Dictionary)