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Historical Events Happened In October - 16

Sunday, 19 April 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 this day in history mansur, kalief of Abbasiden, dies  

1311  On this day in history council of Vienne opens  

1311  On this day in history council of Vienne (15th ecumenical council) opens  

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

1473  Reinoud II van Brederode, viscount of Utrecht, dies on this day in history.  

1492  Columbus' fleet anchors at "Fernandina" (Long Island, Bahamas) on this day in history.  

1502  Storm ravages Friese coast on October - 16.  

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  An English protestant, Nicholas Ridley, is burned at the stake for heresy on October - 16.  

1555  On October - 16 hugh Latimer, royal chaplain of Anna Boley, burned at stake at 80  

1570  Baron van Montigny, Dutch earl of Horne, murdered on October - 16.  

1591  On October - 16 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  On October - 16 olivier van Noorts ships reach Philippines  

1605  Charles C Dassoucy, French writer/singer on this day in history.  

1621  On October - 16 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 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  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 October - 16.  

1723  On October - 16 johann Andreas Joseph Giulini, composer  

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

1729  On this day in history pierre van Maldere, composer  

1750  On October - 16 silvius Leopold Weiss, composer, dies at 64  

1757  On October - 16 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 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 this day in history.  

1483  Gasparo Contarini, Italian diplomat and cardinal (d. 1542) was born on this day in history.  

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  Albrecht von Haller, Switz, experimental physiology (Acad of Science) was born on October - 16.  

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

1473  Reinoud II van Brederode, viscount of Utrecht, dies on this day in history.  

1553  Lucas Cranach Sr, German painter, dies at 81 on October - 16.  

1555  Death of Hugh Latimer, royal chaplain of Anna Boley, burned at stake at 80 on October - 16.  

1570  On this day in history death of baron van Montigny, Dutch earl of Horne, murdered