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Historical Events Happened In October - 16

Tuesday, 26 July 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  Mansur, kalief of Abbasiden, dies on this day in history.  

1311  Council of Vienne opens on October - 16.  

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

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  Louis, King of Sicily, felled by the Black Death on October - 16.  

1473  On this day in history reinoud II van Brederode, viscount of Utrecht, dies  

1492  Columbus' fleet anchors at "Fernandina" (Long Island, Bahamas) on this day in history.  

1502  On October - 16 storm ravages Friese coast  

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1551  On October - 16 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  Gregory XIV, [Niccolo Sfondrati], Italian Pope, dies at 56 on October - 16.  

1594  On October - 16 william Allen, English cardinal/founder seminary of Douai, dies at 62  

1600  On October - 16 olivier van Noorts ships reach Philippines  

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

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

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 this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1694  Samuel Freiherr von Pufendorf, German lawyer, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

1726  On October - 16 giovanni Maria Capelli, composer, dies at 77  

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

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  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 October - 16.  

1483  On this day in history birth of gasparo Contarini, Italian diplomat and cardinal (d. 1542)  

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

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

1708  On October - 16 birth of albrecht von Haller, Switz, experimental physiology (Acad of Science)  

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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  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  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 this day in history.  

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

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

1570  On this day in history death of baron van Montigny, Dutch earl of Horne, murdered  

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