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Historical Events Happened In October - 16

Friday, 26 August 2016

0456  Magister militum Ricimer defeats the Emperor Avitus at Piacenza and becomes master of the western Roman Empire on October - 16.  

0775  On this day in history mansur, kalief of Abbasiden, dies  

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 this day in history.  

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  Storm ravages Friese coast on October - 16.  

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1551  On this day in history 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 October - 16.  

1570  Baron van Montigny, Dutch earl of Horne, murdered on this day in history.  

1591  On this day in history gregory XIV, [Niccolo Sfondrati], Italian Pope, dies at 56  

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 this day in history charles C Dassoucy, French writer/singer  

1621  On October - 16 jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck, organist/composer, dies at about 59  

1649  Isaac van Ostade, painter, buried on this day in history.  

1674  On this day in history emperor Leopold I fires chancellor Furst Wenzel Lobkowitz  

1679  On October - 16 jan Dismas Zelenka, composer  

1688  On October - 16 philips Koninck, painter/etcher, buried at 68  

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

1694  Samuel Freiherr von Pufendorf, German lawyer, dies at 62 on October - 16.  

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

1710  British troops occupies Port Royal, Nova Scotia on this day in history.  

1723  On this day in history johann Andreas Joseph Giulini, composer  

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

1729  On October - 16 pierre van Maldere, composer  

1750  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In October - 16

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1396  On October - 16 birth of william de la Pole, 1st Duke of Suffolk, English soldier (d. 1450)  

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  On this day in history birth of niwa Nagahide, Japanese warlord (d. 1585)  

1605  On October - 16 birth of charles C Dassoucy, French writer/singer  

1663  Prince Eugene of Savoy, French-born Austrian general (d. 1736) was born on October - 16.  

1679  On this day in history birth of jan Dismas Zelenka, composer  

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  On this day in history amadeus V the Great, count of Flanders/Savoy, dies at 74  

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

1355  On October - 16 death of louis, King of Sicily, felled by the Black Death  

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

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

1555  On this day in history death of hugh Latimer, royal chaplain of Anna Boley, burned at stake at 80  

1570  On October - 16 death of baron van Montigny, Dutch earl of Horne, murdered  

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