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Historical Events Happened In October - 16

Wednesday, 30 July 2014

0456  Magister militum Ricimer defeats the Emperor Avitus at Piacenza and becomes master of the western Roman Empire on this day in history.  

0775  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1333  Nicolaas V, [Pietro Rainalducci], Italian anti-Pope (1328-30), dies on this day in history.  

1355  On this day in history louis, King of Sicily, felled by the Black Death  

1473  On this day in history reinoud II van Brederode, viscount of Utrecht, dies  

1492  On this day in history columbus' fleet anchors at "Fernandina" (Long Island, Bahamas)  

1502  Storm ravages Friese coast on this day in history.  

1551  English Edward Seymour duke of Somerset re-arrested on this day in history.  

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  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  On this day in history gregory XIV, [Niccolo Sfondrati], Italian Pope, dies at 56  

1594  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1649  Isaac van Ostade, painter, buried on this day in history.  

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

1679  Jan Dismas Zelenka, composer on this day in history.  

1688  Philips Koninck, painter/etcher, buried at 68 on this day in history.  

1690  Margaretha M Alacoque, French mystic/saint, dies at 43 on this day in history.  

1694  On this day in history samuel Freiherr von Pufendorf, German lawyer, dies at 62  

1708  On this day in history albrecht von Haller, Switz, experimental physiology (Acad of Science)  

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 this day in history.  

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

1750  Silvius Leopold Weiss, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

1757  Austrian troops occupy Berlin on this day in history.  

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  King James II of Scotland (d. 1460) was born on this day in history.  

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

1535  Niwa Nagahide, Japanese warlord (d. 1585) was born on this day in history.  

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

1663  On this day in history birth of prince Eugene of Savoy, French-born Austrian general (d. 1736)  

1679  Jan Dismas Zelenka, composer was born on this day in history.  

1708  Albrecht von Haller, Switz, experimental physiology (Acad of Science) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In October - 16

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0775  On this day in history mansur, kalief of Abbasiden, dies  

1323  On this day in history 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  Death of Louis, King of Sicily, felled by the Black Death on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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