Historical Events In October - 16
Monday, 24 June 2019
0456 On October - 16 magister militum Ricimer defeats the Emperor Avitus at Piacenza and becomes master of the western Roman Empire.
0775 Mansur, kalief of Abbasiden, dies on this day in history.
1311 On this day in history 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 October - 16.
1333 Nicolaas V, [Pietro Rainalducci], Italian anti-Pope (1328-30), dies on this day in history.
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 On October - 16 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 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 this day in history.
1555 On this day in history 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 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 On October - 16 charles C Dassoucy, French writer/singer
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 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 this day in history.
1694 On October - 16 samuel Freiherr von Pufendorf, German lawyer, dies at 62
1708 Albrecht von Haller, Switz, experimental physiology (Acad of Science) on October - 16.
1710 On this day in history british troops occupies Port Royal, Nova Scotia
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 On this day in history pierre van Maldere, composer
1750 On October - 16 silvius Leopold Weiss, composer, dies at 64
1757 Austrian troops occupy Berlin on October - 16.
1758 On this day in history noah Webster, lexicographer (Webster's Dictionary)