Historical Events In October - 16
Saturday, 23 June 2018
0456 On this day in history 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 On October - 16 council of Vienne (15th ecumenical council) opens
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 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.
1492 Columbus' fleet anchors at "Fernandina" (Long Island, Bahamas) on October - 16.
1502 Storm ravages Friese coast on October - 16.
1551 English Edward Seymour duke of Somerset re-arrested on this day in history.
1553 Lucas Cranach Sr, German painter, dies at 81 on this day in history.
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 October - 16.
1570 On this day in history baron van Montigny, Dutch earl of Horne, murdered
1591 On October - 16 gregory XIV, [Niccolo Sfondrati], Italian Pope, dies at 56
1594 On October - 16 william Allen, English cardinal/founder seminary of Douai, dies at 62
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 October - 16.
1679 On October - 16 jan Dismas Zelenka, composer
1688 Philips Koninck, painter/etcher, buried at 68 on this day in history.
1690 On October - 16 margaretha M Alacoque, French mystic/saint, dies at 43
1694 Samuel Freiherr von Pufendorf, German lawyer, dies at 62 on October - 16.
1708 Albrecht von Haller, Switz, experimental physiology (Acad of Science) on this day in history.
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 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 On this day in history noah Webster, lexicographer (Webster's Dictionary)