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Historical Events Happened In October - 16

Monday, 06 July 2015

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 October - 16.  

1311  On this day in history council of Vienne opens  

1311  Council of Vienne (15th ecumenical council) opens on October - 16.  

1323  Amadeus V the Great, count of Flanders/Savoy, dies at 74 on October - 16.  

1333  Nicolaas V, [Pietro Rainalducci], Italian anti-Pope (1328-30), dies on October - 16.  

1355  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.  

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  On this day in history english Edward Seymour duke of Somerset re-arrested  

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

1555  On October - 16 an English protestant, Nicholas Ridley, is burned at the stake for heresy  

1555  Hugh Latimer, royal chaplain of Anna Boley, burned at stake at 80 on this day in history.  

1570  On October - 16 baron van Montigny, Dutch earl of Horne, murdered  

1591  Gregory XIV, [Niccolo Sfondrati], Italian Pope, dies at 56 on this day in history.  

1594  William Allen, English cardinal/founder seminary of Douai, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

1600  Olivier van Noorts ships reach Philippines on October - 16.  

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

1621  Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck, organist/composer, dies at about 59 on this day in history.  

1649  On October - 16 isaac van Ostade, painter, buried  

1674  Emperor Leopold I fires chancellor Furst Wenzel Lobkowitz on October - 16.  

1679  On October - 16 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 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 this day in history.  

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

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 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.  

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

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

1663  On October - 16 birth of prince Eugene of Savoy, French-born Austrian general (d. 1736)  

1679  On October - 16 birth of jan Dismas Zelenka, composer  

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

Famous Deaths In October - 16

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0775  On October - 16 mansur, kalief of Abbasiden, dies  

1323  Amadeus V the Great, count of Flanders/Savoy, dies at 74 on October - 16.  

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

1553  On this day in history lucas Cranach Sr, German painter, dies at 81  

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 October - 16.