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Historical Events Happened In October - 16

Tuesday, 28 July 2015

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 October - 16.  

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

1492  Columbus' fleet anchors at "Fernandina" (Long Island, Bahamas) on October - 16.  

1502  On this day in history storm ravages Friese coast  

1551  On this day in history english Edward Seymour duke of Somerset re-arrested  

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 this day in history.  

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  Gregory XIV, [Niccolo Sfondrati], Italian Pope, dies at 56 on this day in history.  

1594  On October - 16 william Allen, English cardinal/founder seminary of Douai, dies at 62  

1600  Olivier van Noorts ships reach Philippines on this day in history.  

1605  On this day in history charles C Dassoucy, French writer/singer  

1621  On this day in history jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck, organist/composer, dies at about 59  

1649  On October - 16 isaac van Ostade, painter, buried  

1674  On October - 16 emperor Leopold I fires chancellor Furst Wenzel Lobkowitz  

1679  Jan Dismas Zelenka, composer on October - 16.  

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 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  British troops occupies Port Royal, Nova Scotia on October - 16.  

1723  On this day in history johann Andreas Joseph Giulini, composer  

1726  On this day in history giovanni Maria Capelli, composer, dies at 77  

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

1750  Silvius Leopold Weiss, composer, dies at 64 on October - 16.  

1757  On this day in history austrian troops occupy Berlin  

1758  On October - 16 noah Webster, lexicographer (Webster's Dictionary)  

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

1396  William de la Pole, 1st Duke of Suffolk, English soldier (d. 1450) was born on this day in history.  

1430  On this day in history birth of king James II of Scotland (d. 1460)  

1483  On this day in history birth of gasparo Contarini, Italian diplomat and cardinal (d. 1542)  

1535  Niwa Nagahide, Japanese warlord (d. 1585) was born on this day in history.  

1605  Charles C Dassoucy, French writer/singer was born on October - 16.  

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

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 October - 16.  

1355  Death of Louis, King of Sicily, felled by the Black Death on this day in history.  

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

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

1555  On October - 16 death of hugh Latimer, royal chaplain of Anna Boley, burned at stake at 80  

1570  Death of Baron van Montigny, Dutch earl of Horne, murdered on this day in history.  

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