Historical Events Happened In October - 16
Friday, 28 October 2016
0456 Magister militum Ricimer defeats the Emperor Avitus at Piacenza and becomes master of the western Roman Empire on this day in history.
0775 Mansur, kalief of Abbasiden, dies on October - 16.
1311 Council of Vienne opens on October - 16.
1311 Council of Vienne (15th ecumenical council) opens on October - 16.
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 this day in history louis, King of Sicily, felled by the Black Death
1473 Reinoud II van Brederode, viscount of Utrecht, dies on October - 16.
1492 On October - 16 columbus' fleet anchors at "Fernandina" (Long Island, Bahamas)
1502 On this day in history 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 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 Gregory XIV, [Niccolo Sfondrati], Italian Pope, dies at 56 on this day in history.
1594 William Allen, English cardinal/founder seminary of Douai, dies at 62 on October - 16.
1600 On October - 16 olivier van Noorts ships reach Philippines
1605 Charles C Dassoucy, French writer/singer on this day in history.
1621 Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck, organist/composer, dies at about 59 on October - 16.
1649 Isaac van Ostade, painter, buried on this day in history.
1674 On October - 16 emperor Leopold I fires chancellor Furst Wenzel Lobkowitz
1679 On this day in history 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 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 this day in history.
1729 Pierre van Maldere, composer on this day in history.
1750 On October - 16 silvius Leopold Weiss, composer, dies at 64
1757 On October - 16 austrian troops occupy Berlin
1758 Noah Webster, lexicographer (Webster's Dictionary) on this day in history.