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Historical Events Happened In October - 16

Monday, 08 February 2016

0456  Magister militum Ricimer defeats the Emperor Avitus at Piacenza and becomes master of the western Roman Empire on October - 16.  

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

1311  On October - 16 council of Vienne opens  

1311  Council of Vienne (15th ecumenical council) opens 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 October - 16.  

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

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

1555  On this day in history an English protestant, Nicholas Ridley, is burned at the stake for heresy  

1555  On this day in history hugh Latimer, royal chaplain of Anna Boley, burned at stake at 80  

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

1591  Gregory XIV, [Niccolo Sfondrati], Italian Pope, dies at 56 on October - 16.  

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

1600  On this day in history 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 October - 16.  

1674  Emperor Leopold I fires chancellor Furst Wenzel Lobkowitz on this day in history.  

1679  Jan Dismas Zelenka, composer on October - 16.  

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  Samuel Freiherr von Pufendorf, German lawyer, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

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  Johann Andreas Joseph Giulini, composer on this day in history.  

1726  Giovanni Maria Capelli, composer, dies at 77 on October - 16.  

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

1750  On October - 16 silvius Leopold Weiss, composer, dies at 64  

1757  Austrian troops occupy Berlin on October - 16.  

1758  Noah Webster, lexicographer (Webster's Dictionary) on October - 16.  

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Famous Birthdays In October - 16

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1396  On October - 16 birth of william de la Pole, 1st Duke of Suffolk, English soldier (d. 1450)  

1430  King James II of Scotland (d. 1460) was born on October - 16.  

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

1535  On October - 16 birth of niwa Nagahide, Japanese warlord (d. 1585)  

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

1663  On October - 16 birth of prince Eugene of Savoy, French-born Austrian general (d. 1736)  

1679  On this day in history birth of jan Dismas Zelenka, composer  

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

1323  On this day in history 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  Death of 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  

1553  On this day in history lucas Cranach Sr, German painter, dies at 81  

1555  On this day in history death of hugh Latimer, royal chaplain of Anna Boley, burned at stake at 80  

1570  On this day in history death of baron van Montigny, Dutch earl of Horne, murdered  

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