Historical Events In October - 16
Monday, 22 April 2019
0456 On October - 16 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 On October - 16 council of Vienne (15th ecumenical council) opens
1323 On October - 16 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 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 October - 16.
1553 On October - 16 lucas Cranach Sr, German painter, dies at 81
1555 On this day in history an English protestant, Nicholas Ridley, is burned at the stake for heresy
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 Gregory XIV, [Niccolo Sfondrati], Italian Pope, dies at 56 on October - 16.
1594 William Allen, English cardinal/founder seminary of Douai, dies at 62 on this day in history.
1600 Olivier van Noorts ships reach Philippines on October - 16.
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 On October - 16 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 Margaretha M Alacoque, French mystic/saint, dies at 43 on October - 16.
1694 On October - 16 samuel Freiherr von Pufendorf, German lawyer, dies at 62
1708 On October - 16 albrecht von Haller, Switz, experimental physiology (Acad of Science)
1710 On this day in history british troops occupies Port Royal, Nova Scotia
1723 Johann Andreas Joseph Giulini, composer on this day in history.
1726 On October - 16 giovanni Maria Capelli, composer, dies at 77
1729 On October - 16 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 October - 16.