Historical Events For October - 16
Monday, 22 January 2018
0456 On October - 16 magister militum Ricimer defeats the Emperor Avitus at Piacenza and becomes master of the western Roman Empire.
0775 On October - 16 mansur, kalief of Abbasiden, dies
1311 Council of Vienne opens on October - 16.
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 On this day in history nicolaas V, [Pietro Rainalducci], Italian anti-Pope (1328-30), dies
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 Columbus' fleet anchors at "Fernandina" (Long Island, Bahamas) on this day in history.
1502 On October - 16 storm ravages Friese coast
1551 English Edward Seymour duke of Somerset re-arrested on October - 16.
1553 On this day in history 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 this day in history 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 On this day in history jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck, organist/composer, dies at about 59
1649 Isaac van Ostade, painter, buried on October - 16.
1674 Emperor Leopold I fires chancellor Furst Wenzel Lobkowitz on this day in history.
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 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 this day in history.
1723 On October - 16 johann Andreas Joseph Giulini, composer
1726 Giovanni Maria Capelli, composer, dies at 77 on October - 16.
1729 On October - 16 pierre van Maldere, composer
1750 On this day in history silvius Leopold Weiss, composer, dies at 64
1757 On October - 16 austrian troops occupy Berlin
1758 On October - 16 noah Webster, lexicographer (Webster's Dictionary)