Historical Events In October - 16
Saturday, 23 October 2021
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 On October - 16 council of Vienne (15th ecumenical council) opens
1323 On this day in history 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 October - 16 louis, King of Sicily, felled by the Black Death
1473 Reinoud II van Brederode, viscount of Utrecht, dies on this day in history.
1492 On this day in history columbus' fleet anchors at "Fernandina" (Long Island, Bahamas)
1502 Storm ravages Friese coast on this day in history.
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 this day in history 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 this day in history.
1570 On October - 16 baron van Montigny, Dutch earl of Horne, murdered
1591 On this day in history gregory XIV, [Niccolo Sfondrati], Italian Pope, dies at 56
1594 On October - 16 william Allen, English cardinal/founder seminary of Douai, dies at 62
1600 Olivier van Noorts ships reach Philippines on this day in history.
1605 Charles C Dassoucy, French writer/singer on October - 16.
1621 On October - 16 jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck, organist/composer, dies at about 59
1649 Isaac van Ostade, painter, buried on October - 16.
1674 Emperor Leopold I fires chancellor Furst Wenzel Lobkowitz on October - 16.
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 this day in history margaretha M Alacoque, French mystic/saint, dies at 43
1694 On this day in history samuel Freiherr von Pufendorf, German lawyer, dies at 62
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 On October - 16 johann Andreas Joseph Giulini, composer
1726 Giovanni Maria Capelli, composer, dies at 77 on October - 16.
1729 Pierre van Maldere, composer on this day in history.
1750 Silvius Leopold Weiss, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.
1757 On this day in history austrian troops occupy Berlin
1758 On October - 16 noah Webster, lexicographer (Webster's Dictionary)