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Historical Events Happened In October - 16

Friday, 19 September 2014

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  On October - 16 council of Vienne opens  

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

1323  Amadeus V the Great, count of Flanders/Savoy, dies at 74 on October - 16.  

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

1355  On this day in history louis, King of Sicily, felled by the Black Death  

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

1492  On October - 16 columbus' fleet anchors at "Fernandina" (Long Island, Bahamas)  

1502  Storm ravages Friese coast on this day in history.  

1551  English Edward Seymour duke of Somerset re-arrested on this day in history.  

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  On October - 16 hugh Latimer, royal chaplain of Anna Boley, burned at stake at 80  

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

1600  On this day in history 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 October - 16.  

1649  Isaac van Ostade, painter, buried on October - 16.  

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

1679  Jan Dismas Zelenka, composer on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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

1729  Pierre van Maldere, composer on October - 16.  

1750  On this day in history silvius Leopold Weiss, composer, dies at 64  

1757  On this day in history austrian troops occupy Berlin  

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 this day in history 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  Gasparo Contarini, Italian diplomat and cardinal (d. 1542) was born on this day in history.  

1535  Niwa Nagahide, Japanese warlord (d. 1585) was born on this day in history.  

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

1663  On October - 16 birth of prince Eugene of Savoy, French-born Austrian general (d. 1736)  

1679  Jan Dismas Zelenka, composer was born on this day in history.  

1708  Albrecht von Haller, Switz, experimental physiology (Acad of Science) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In October - 16

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0775  On October - 16 mansur, kalief of Abbasiden, dies  

1323  On this day in history 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  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  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 October - 16.  

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