Historical Events In October - 16
Thursday, 17 October 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 On this day in history mansur, kalief of Abbasiden, dies
1311 Council of Vienne opens on this day in history.
1311 Council of Vienne (15th ecumenical council) opens on this day in history.
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 Louis, King of Sicily, felled by the Black Death on this day in history.
1473 Reinoud II van Brederode, viscount of Utrecht, dies on this day in history.
1492 Columbus' fleet anchors at "Fernandina" (Long Island, Bahamas) on October - 16.
1502 On October - 16 storm ravages Friese coast
1551 English Edward Seymour duke of Somerset re-arrested on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1570 Baron van Montigny, Dutch earl of Horne, murdered on October - 16.
1591 Gregory XIV, [Niccolo Sfondrati], Italian Pope, dies at 56 on this day in history.
1594 On October - 16 william Allen, English cardinal/founder seminary of Douai, dies at 62
1600 On this day in history 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 On October - 16 isaac van Ostade, painter, buried
1674 On October - 16 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 On October - 16 margaretha M Alacoque, French mystic/saint, dies at 43
1694 Samuel Freiherr von Pufendorf, German lawyer, dies at 62 on October - 16.
1708 Albrecht von Haller, Switz, experimental physiology (Acad of Science) on this day in history.
1710 On this day in history british troops occupies Port Royal, Nova Scotia
1723 On October - 16 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 this day in history noah Webster, lexicographer (Webster's Dictionary)