Historical Events In October - 16
Sunday, 18 August 2019
0456 On this day in history magister militum Ricimer defeats the Emperor Avitus at Piacenza and becomes master of the western Roman Empire.
0775 Mansur, kalief of Abbasiden, dies on this day in history.
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 Louis, King of Sicily, felled by the Black Death on October - 16.
1473 On this day in history reinoud II van Brederode, viscount of Utrecht, dies
1492 On this day in history 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 Lucas Cranach Sr, German painter, dies at 81 on October - 16.
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 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 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 On October - 16 charles C Dassoucy, French writer/singer
1621 Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck, organist/composer, dies at about 59 on October - 16.
1649 Isaac van Ostade, painter, buried on this day in history.
1674 Emperor Leopold I fires chancellor Furst Wenzel Lobkowitz on October - 16.
1679 Jan Dismas Zelenka, composer on October - 16.
1688 Philips Koninck, painter/etcher, buried at 68 on October - 16.
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 On this day in history albrecht von Haller, Switz, experimental physiology (Acad of Science)
1710 British troops occupies Port Royal, Nova Scotia on this day in history.
1723 On this day in history 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 Silvius Leopold Weiss, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.
1757 On October - 16 austrian troops occupy Berlin
1758 On this day in history noah Webster, lexicographer (Webster's Dictionary)