Historical Events In October - 16
Sunday, 27 September 2020
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 October - 16.
1311 On October - 16 council of Vienne opens
1311 Council of Vienne (15th ecumenical council) opens on October - 16.
1323 Amadeus V the Great, count of Flanders/Savoy, dies at 74 on this day in history.
1333 On October - 16 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 On October - 16 columbus' fleet anchors at "Fernandina" (Long Island, Bahamas)
1502 Storm ravages Friese coast on October - 16.
1551 On October - 16 english Edward Seymour duke of Somerset re-arrested
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 Hugh Latimer, royal chaplain of Anna Boley, burned at stake at 80 on October - 16.
1570 Baron van Montigny, Dutch earl of Horne, murdered on this day in history.
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 Isaac van Ostade, painter, buried on this day in history.
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 On October - 16 samuel Freiherr von Pufendorf, German lawyer, dies at 62
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 Silvius Leopold Weiss, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.
1757 On this day in history austrian troops occupy Berlin
1758 Noah Webster, lexicographer (Webster's Dictionary) on this day in history.