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Historical Events For October - 16

Monday, 24 July 2017

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  Council of Vienne opens on this day in history.  

1311  On October - 16 council of Vienne (15th ecumenical council) opens  

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 October - 16.  

1473  On October - 16 reinoud II van Brederode, viscount of Utrecht, dies  

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  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 October - 16 hugh Latimer, royal chaplain of Anna Boley, burned at stake at 80  

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

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 October - 16.  

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

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 this day in history.  

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  On this day in history 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 October - 16.  

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

1723  Johann Andreas Joseph Giulini, composer on this day in history.  

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

1729  Pierre van Maldere, composer on this day in history.  

1750  On this day in history silvius Leopold Weiss, composer, dies at 64  

1757  Austrian troops occupy Berlin on October - 16.  

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  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 October - 16.  

1535  Niwa Nagahide, Japanese warlord (d. 1585) was born on this day in history.  

1605  Charles C Dassoucy, French writer/singer was born on October - 16.  

1663  On this day in history birth of prince Eugene of Savoy, French-born Austrian general (d. 1736)  

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 October - 16.  

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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 this day in history 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  Death of Louis, King of Sicily, felled by the Black Death on October - 16.  

1473  On October - 16 reinoud II van Brederode, viscount of Utrecht, dies  

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

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

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

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