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Historical Events Happened In October - 16

Thursday, 29 September 2016

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

0775  On this day in history 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  On October - 16 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  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  On this day in history columbus' fleet anchors at "Fernandina" (Long Island, Bahamas)  

1502  On October - 16 storm ravages Friese coast  

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1551  On this day in history 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  On October - 16 gregory XIV, [Niccolo Sfondrati], Italian Pope, dies at 56  

1594  William Allen, English cardinal/founder seminary of Douai, dies at 62 on October - 16.  

1600  On this day in history olivier van Noorts ships reach Philippines  

1605  On October - 16 charles C Dassoucy, French writer/singer  

1621  On this day in history jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck, organist/composer, dies at about 59  

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 October - 16 jan Dismas Zelenka, composer  

1688  On this day in history philips Koninck, painter/etcher, buried at 68  

1690  On October - 16 margaretha M Alacoque, French mystic/saint, dies at 43  

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 this day in history.  

1710  On this day in history british troops occupies Port Royal, Nova Scotia  

1723  On this day in history johann Andreas Joseph Giulini, composer  

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

1729  Pierre van Maldere, composer on October - 16.  

1750  Silvius Leopold Weiss, composer, dies at 64 on October - 16.  

1757  On October - 16 austrian troops occupy Berlin  

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  William de la Pole, 1st Duke of Suffolk, English soldier (d. 1450) was born on October - 16.  

1430  On this day in history birth of king James II of Scotland (d. 1460)  

1483  On October - 16 birth of gasparo Contarini, Italian diplomat and cardinal (d. 1542)  

1535  On this day in history birth of niwa Nagahide, Japanese warlord (d. 1585)  

1605  On October - 16 birth of charles C Dassoucy, French writer/singer  

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

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.  

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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 October - 16 amadeus V the Great, count of Flanders/Savoy, dies at 74  

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

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

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

1553  Lucas Cranach Sr, German painter, dies at 81 on October - 16.  

1555  On October - 16 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 October - 16.  

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