Historical Events Happened In October - 16
Thursday, 29 September 2016
0456 Magister militum Ricimer defeats the Emperor Avitus at Piacenza and becomes master of the western Roman Empire on October - 16.
0775 On this day in history 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 On October - 16 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 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 On this day in history columbus' fleet anchors at "Fernandina" (Long Island, Bahamas)
1502 On October - 16 storm ravages Friese coast
1551 On this day in history english Edward Seymour duke of Somerset re-arrested
1553 On this day in history 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 this day in history 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 October - 16.
1600 On this day in history olivier van Noorts ships reach Philippines
1605 On October - 16 charles C Dassoucy, French writer/singer
1621 On this day in history jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck, organist/composer, dies at about 59
1649 On this day in history isaac van Ostade, painter, buried
1674 On October - 16 emperor Leopold I fires chancellor Furst Wenzel Lobkowitz
1679 On October - 16 jan Dismas Zelenka, composer
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 Albrecht von Haller, Switz, experimental physiology (Acad of Science) on this day in history.
1710 On this day in history british troops occupies Port Royal, Nova Scotia
1723 On this day in history johann Andreas Joseph Giulini, composer
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 October - 16.
1757 On October - 16 austrian troops occupy Berlin
1758 Noah Webster, lexicographer (Webster's Dictionary) on this day in history.