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Historical Events For October - 16

Monday, 25 September 2017

0456  Magister militum Ricimer defeats the Emperor Avitus at Piacenza and becomes master of the western Roman Empire on this day in history.  

0775  Mansur, kalief of Abbasiden, dies on October - 16.  

1311  Council of Vienne opens on October - 16.  

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 this day in history.  

1355  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  

1492  On this day in history columbus' fleet anchors at "Fernandina" (Long Island, Bahamas)  

1502  Storm ravages Friese coast on this day in history.  

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1551  English Edward Seymour duke of Somerset re-arrested on October - 16.  

1553  On October - 16 lucas Cranach Sr, German painter, dies at 81  

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 October - 16.  

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  On this day in history william Allen, English cardinal/founder seminary of Douai, dies at 62  

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

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

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

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

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

1679  Jan Dismas Zelenka, composer on October - 16.  

1688  Philips Koninck, painter/etcher, buried at 68 on October - 16.  

1690  On this day in history margaretha M Alacoque, French mystic/saint, dies at 43  

1694  On October - 16 samuel Freiherr von Pufendorf, German lawyer, dies at 62  

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

1710  British troops occupies Port Royal, Nova Scotia on October - 16.  

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

1726  Giovanni Maria Capelli, composer, dies at 77 on this day in history.  

1729  On October - 16 pierre van Maldere, composer  

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

1757  On October - 16 austrian troops occupy Berlin  

1758  On this day in history noah Webster, lexicographer (Webster's Dictionary)  

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

1535  On October - 16 birth of niwa Nagahide, Japanese warlord (d. 1585)  

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 October - 16.  

1708  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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

1355  Death of Louis, King of Sicily, felled by the Black Death on October - 16.  

1473  Reinoud II van Brederode, viscount of Utrecht, dies on this day in history.  

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

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