Historical Events In October - 16
Monday, 23 April 2018
0456 On October - 16 magister militum Ricimer defeats the Emperor Avitus at Piacenza and becomes master of the western Roman Empire.
0775 Mansur, kalief of Abbasiden, dies on October - 16.
1311 Council of Vienne opens on this day in history.
1311 On October - 16 council of Vienne (15th ecumenical council) opens
1323 On October - 16 amadeus V the Great, count of Flanders/Savoy, dies at 74
1333 On October - 16 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 this day in history.
1492 Columbus' fleet anchors at "Fernandina" (Long Island, Bahamas) on this day in history.
1502 On October - 16 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 this day in history.
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 October - 16.
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 On October - 16 olivier van Noorts ships reach Philippines
1605 Charles C Dassoucy, French writer/singer on this day in history.
1621 On October - 16 jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck, organist/composer, dies at about 59
1649 Isaac van Ostade, painter, buried on this day in history.
1674 Emperor Leopold I fires chancellor Furst Wenzel Lobkowitz on October - 16.
1679 On October - 16 jan Dismas Zelenka, composer
1688 Philips Koninck, painter/etcher, buried at 68 on this day in history.
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 British troops occupies Port Royal, Nova Scotia on this day in history.
1723 On October - 16 johann Andreas Joseph Giulini, composer
1726 On this day in history giovanni Maria Capelli, composer, dies at 77
1729 On October - 16 pierre van Maldere, composer
1750 Silvius Leopold Weiss, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.
1757 Austrian troops occupy Berlin on October - 16.
1758 On October - 16 noah Webster, lexicographer (Webster's Dictionary)