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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.  

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Famous Birthdays In October - 16

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1396  On this day in history birth of william de la Pole, 1st Duke of Suffolk, English soldier (d. 1450)  

1430  On October - 16 birth of king James II of Scotland (d. 1460)  

1483  Gasparo Contarini, Italian diplomat and cardinal (d. 1542) was born on this day in history.  

1535  On this day in history birth of niwa Nagahide, Japanese warlord (d. 1585)  

1605  Charles C Dassoucy, French writer/singer was born on this day in history.  

1663  Prince Eugene of Savoy, French-born Austrian general (d. 1736) was born on this day in history.  

1679  On October - 16 birth of jan Dismas Zelenka, composer  

1708  Albrecht von Haller, Switz, experimental physiology (Acad of Science) was born on October - 16.  

Famous Deaths In October - 16

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0775  Mansur, kalief of Abbasiden, dies on October - 16.  

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  On October - 16 death of louis, King of Sicily, felled by the Black Death  

1473  Reinoud II van Brederode, viscount of Utrecht, dies on this day in history.  

1553  On October - 16 lucas Cranach Sr, German painter, dies at 81  

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

1570  On October - 16 death of baron van Montigny, Dutch earl of Horne, murdered