Historical Events In October - 16
Sunday, 15 December 2019
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 On this day in history council of Vienne (15th ecumenical council) opens
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 this day in history louis, King of Sicily, felled by the Black Death
1473 On October - 16 reinoud II van Brederode, viscount of Utrecht, dies
1492 Columbus' fleet anchors at "Fernandina" (Long Island, Bahamas) on this day in history.
1502 On this day in history storm ravages Friese coast
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 An English protestant, Nicholas Ridley, is burned at the stake for heresy on this day in history.
1555 On October - 16 hugh Latimer, royal chaplain of Anna Boley, burned at stake at 80
1570 On October - 16 baron van Montigny, Dutch earl of Horne, murdered
1591 On October - 16 gregory XIV, [Niccolo Sfondrati], Italian Pope, dies at 56
1594 On this day in history 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 October - 16.
1621 On this day in history jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck, organist/composer, dies at about 59
1649 Isaac van Ostade, painter, buried on this day in history.
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 On this day in history margaretha M Alacoque, French mystic/saint, dies at 43
1694 Samuel Freiherr von Pufendorf, German lawyer, dies at 62 on this day in history.
1708 On this day in history albrecht von Haller, Switz, experimental physiology (Acad of Science)
1710 British troops occupies Port Royal, Nova Scotia on October - 16.
1723 Johann Andreas Joseph Giulini, composer on this day in history.
1726 Giovanni Maria Capelli, composer, dies at 77 on this day in history.
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 October - 16.
1758 On October - 16 noah Webster, lexicographer (Webster's Dictionary)