Historical Events In October - 16
Friday, 10 July 2020
0456 Magister militum Ricimer defeats the Emperor Avitus at Piacenza and becomes master of the western Roman Empire on this day in history.
0775 On October - 16 mansur, kalief of Abbasiden, dies
1311 On October - 16 council of Vienne opens
1311 On this day in history council of Vienne (15th ecumenical council) opens
1323 On October - 16 amadeus V the Great, count of Flanders/Savoy, dies at 74
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 On October - 16 columbus' fleet anchors at "Fernandina" (Long Island, Bahamas)
1502 Storm ravages Friese coast on October - 16.
1551 English Edward Seymour duke of Somerset re-arrested on October - 16.
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 Hugh Latimer, royal chaplain of Anna Boley, burned at stake at 80 on October - 16.
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 this day in history.
1594 On this day in history william Allen, English cardinal/founder seminary of Douai, dies at 62
1600 Olivier van Noorts ships reach Philippines on October - 16.
1605 Charles C Dassoucy, French writer/singer on this day in history.
1621 Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck, organist/composer, dies at about 59 on this day in history.
1649 On this day in history isaac van Ostade, painter, buried
1674 On this day in history emperor Leopold I fires chancellor Furst Wenzel Lobkowitz
1679 Jan Dismas Zelenka, composer on October - 16.
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 On this day in history samuel Freiherr von Pufendorf, German lawyer, dies at 62
1708 On this day in history albrecht von Haller, Switz, experimental physiology (Acad of Science)
1710 On this day in history british troops occupies Port Royal, Nova Scotia
1723 On October - 16 johann Andreas Joseph Giulini, composer
1726 On this day in history 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 Austrian troops occupy Berlin on this day in history.
1758 Noah Webster, lexicographer (Webster's Dictionary) on this day in history.