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Historical Events Happened In October - 16

Friday, 06 May 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  On October - 16 mansur, kalief of Abbasiden, dies  

1311  On October - 16 council of Vienne opens  

1311  Council of Vienne (15th ecumenical council) opens on this day in history.  

1323  Amadeus V the Great, count of Flanders/Savoy, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

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

1355  On October - 16 louis, King of Sicily, felled by the Black Death  

1473  Reinoud II van Brederode, viscount of Utrecht, dies on October - 16.  

1492  Columbus' fleet anchors at "Fernandina" (Long Island, Bahamas) on October - 16.  

1502  Storm ravages Friese coast on this day in history.  

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 October - 16 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 October - 16 baron van Montigny, Dutch earl of Horne, murdered  

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  On October - 16 charles C Dassoucy, French writer/singer  

1621  Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck, organist/composer, dies at about 59 on October - 16.  

1649  Isaac van Ostade, painter, buried on October - 16.  

1674  On October - 16 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  Margaretha M Alacoque, French mystic/saint, dies at 43 on October - 16.  

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

1708  Albrecht von Haller, Switz, experimental physiology (Acad of Science) on October - 16.  

1710  On October - 16 british troops occupies Port Royal, Nova Scotia  

1723  Johann Andreas Joseph Giulini, composer on October - 16.  

1726  On this day in history giovanni Maria Capelli, composer, dies at 77  

1729  Pierre van Maldere, composer on October - 16.  

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

1757  On this day in history austrian troops occupy Berlin  

1758  On October - 16 noah Webster, lexicographer (Webster's Dictionary)  

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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  On this day in history birth of king James II of Scotland (d. 1460)  

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 October - 16.  

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

1663  Prince Eugene of Savoy, French-born Austrian general (d. 1736) was born on October - 16.  

1679  Jan Dismas Zelenka, composer was born on October - 16.  

1708  Albrecht von Haller, Switz, experimental physiology (Acad of Science) was born on October - 16.  

Famous Deaths In October - 16

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0775  Mansur, kalief of Abbasiden, dies on this day in history.  

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  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 October - 16.  

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

1555  Death of Hugh Latimer, royal chaplain of Anna Boley, burned at stake at 80 on October - 16.  

1570  Death of Baron van Montigny, Dutch earl of Horne, murdered on October - 16.  

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