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.