Historical Events In October - 16
Thursday, 02 April 2020
0456 On October - 16 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 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 Nicolaas V, [Pietro Rainalducci], Italian anti-Pope (1328-30), dies on this day in history.
1355 Louis, King of Sicily, felled by the Black Death on this day in history.
1473 Reinoud II van Brederode, viscount of Utrecht, dies on October - 16.
1492 Columbus' fleet anchors at "Fernandina" (Long Island, Bahamas) on this day in history.
1502 Storm ravages Friese coast on October - 16.
1551 On October - 16 english Edward Seymour duke of Somerset re-arrested
1553 On October - 16 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 October - 16 baron van Montigny, Dutch earl of Horne, murdered
1591 Gregory XIV, [Niccolo Sfondrati], Italian Pope, dies at 56 on October - 16.
1594 On October - 16 william Allen, English cardinal/founder seminary of Douai, dies at 62
1600 On October - 16 olivier van Noorts ships reach Philippines
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 October - 16.
1674 On this day in history emperor Leopold I fires chancellor Furst Wenzel Lobkowitz
1679 On this day in history jan Dismas Zelenka, composer
1688 On this day in history philips Koninck, painter/etcher, buried at 68
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 this day in history.
1708 Albrecht von Haller, Switz, experimental physiology (Acad of Science) on October - 16.
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 On October - 16 silvius Leopold Weiss, composer, dies at 64
1757 Austrian troops occupy Berlin on this day in history.
1758 On October - 16 noah Webster, lexicographer (Webster's Dictionary)