Historical Events Happened In October - 16
Tuesday, 26 July 2016
0456 On this day in history magister militum Ricimer defeats the Emperor Avitus at Piacenza and becomes master of the western Roman Empire.
0775 Mansur, kalief of Abbasiden, dies on this day in history.
1311 Council of Vienne opens on October - 16.
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 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 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 On this day in history lucas Cranach Sr, German painter, dies at 81
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 this day in history.
1570 On this day in history baron van Montigny, Dutch earl of Horne, murdered
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 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 this day in history.
1649 On this day in history isaac van Ostade, painter, buried
1674 On October - 16 emperor Leopold I fires chancellor Furst Wenzel Lobkowitz
1679 On this day in history jan Dismas Zelenka, composer
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 Samuel Freiherr von Pufendorf, German lawyer, dies at 62 on this day in history.
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 October - 16.
1726 On October - 16 giovanni Maria Capelli, composer, dies at 77
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 this day in history.
1758 Noah Webster, lexicographer (Webster's Dictionary) on October - 16.