Historical Events Happened In October - 16
Tuesday, 31 May 2016
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 October - 16.
1311 Council of Vienne (15th ecumenical council) opens 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 Louis, King of Sicily, felled by the Black Death on October - 16.
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 Storm ravages Friese coast on this day in history.
1551 English Edward Seymour duke of Somerset re-arrested on October - 16.
1553 On October - 16 lucas Cranach Sr, German painter, dies at 81
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 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 William Allen, English cardinal/founder seminary of Douai, dies at 62 on October - 16.
1600 Olivier van Noorts ships reach Philippines on this day in history.
1605 Charles C Dassoucy, French writer/singer on October - 16.
1621 On this day in history jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck, organist/composer, dies at about 59
1649 Isaac van Ostade, painter, buried on October - 16.
1674 On this day in history emperor Leopold I fires chancellor Furst Wenzel Lobkowitz
1679 On October - 16 jan Dismas Zelenka, composer
1688 On October - 16 philips Koninck, painter/etcher, buried at 68
1690 On October - 16 margaretha M Alacoque, French mystic/saint, dies at 43
1694 Samuel Freiherr von Pufendorf, German lawyer, dies at 62 on October - 16.
1708 On this day in history albrecht von Haller, Switz, experimental physiology (Acad of Science)
1710 British troops occupies Port Royal, Nova Scotia on this day in history.
1723 Johann Andreas Joseph Giulini, composer on October - 16.
1726 Giovanni Maria Capelli, composer, dies at 77 on this day in history.
1729 On October - 16 pierre van Maldere, composer
1750 On this day in history silvius Leopold Weiss, composer, dies at 64
1757 On October - 16 austrian troops occupy Berlin
1758 Noah Webster, lexicographer (Webster's Dictionary) on this day in history.