Historical Events In October - 16
Tuesday, 03 August 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 October - 16.
1311 Council of Vienne (15th ecumenical council) opens on this day in history.
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 October - 16.
1492 On this day in history columbus' fleet anchors at "Fernandina" (Long Island, Bahamas)
1502 On this day in history storm ravages Friese coast
1551 English Edward Seymour duke of Somerset re-arrested on this day in history.
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 October - 16.
1555 On this day in history 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 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 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 Emperor Leopold I fires chancellor Furst Wenzel Lobkowitz on October - 16.
1679 On October - 16 jan Dismas Zelenka, composer
1688 Philips Koninck, painter/etcher, buried at 68 on October - 16.
1690 Margaretha M Alacoque, French mystic/saint, dies at 43 on October - 16.
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 October - 16 johann Andreas Joseph Giulini, composer
1726 On this day in history 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 this day in history austrian troops occupy Berlin
1758 Noah Webster, lexicographer (Webster's Dictionary) on this day in history.