Historical Events Happened In October - 16
Tuesday, 28 July 2015
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 On October - 16 council of Vienne opens
1311 Council of Vienne (15th ecumenical council) opens on this day in history.
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 October - 16 louis, King of Sicily, felled by the Black Death
1473 On October - 16 reinoud II van Brederode, viscount of Utrecht, dies
1492 Columbus' fleet anchors at "Fernandina" (Long Island, Bahamas) on October - 16.
1502 On this day in history storm ravages Friese coast
1551 On this day in history english Edward Seymour duke of Somerset re-arrested
1553 On October - 16 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 this day in history.
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 October - 16 william Allen, English cardinal/founder seminary of Douai, dies at 62
1600 Olivier van Noorts ships reach Philippines on this day in history.
1605 On this day in history charles C Dassoucy, French writer/singer
1621 On this day in history jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck, organist/composer, dies at about 59
1649 On October - 16 isaac van Ostade, painter, buried
1674 On October - 16 emperor Leopold I fires chancellor Furst Wenzel Lobkowitz
1679 Jan Dismas Zelenka, composer on October - 16.
1688 On this day in history philips Koninck, painter/etcher, buried at 68
1690 Margaretha M Alacoque, French mystic/saint, dies at 43 on October - 16.
1694 On this day in history 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 On this day in history johann Andreas Joseph Giulini, composer
1726 On this day in history giovanni Maria Capelli, composer, dies at 77
1729 Pierre van Maldere, composer on this day in history.
1750 Silvius Leopold Weiss, composer, dies at 64 on October - 16.
1757 On this day in history austrian troops occupy Berlin
1758 On October - 16 noah Webster, lexicographer (Webster's Dictionary)