Historical Events In October - 16
Monday, 17 February 2020
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 October - 16.
1311 On October - 16 council of Vienne opens
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 this day in history louis, King of Sicily, felled by the Black Death
1473 Reinoud II van Brederode, viscount of Utrecht, dies on October - 16.
1492 Columbus' fleet anchors at "Fernandina" (Long Island, Bahamas) on October - 16.
1502 On October - 16 storm ravages Friese coast
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 On October - 16 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 this day in history baron van Montigny, Dutch earl of Horne, murdered
1591 On October - 16 gregory XIV, [Niccolo Sfondrati], Italian Pope, dies at 56
1594 William Allen, English cardinal/founder seminary of Douai, dies at 62 on this day in history.
1600 On this day in history olivier van Noorts ships reach Philippines
1605 On October - 16 charles C Dassoucy, French writer/singer
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 October - 16 emperor Leopold I fires chancellor Furst Wenzel Lobkowitz
1679 On October - 16 jan Dismas Zelenka, composer
1688 Philips Koninck, painter/etcher, buried at 68 on this day in history.
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 October - 16.
1726 Giovanni Maria Capelli, composer, dies at 77 on this day in history.
1729 Pierre van Maldere, composer on this day in history.
1750 On October - 16 silvius Leopold Weiss, composer, dies at 64
1757 On this day in history austrian troops occupy Berlin
1758 On this day in history noah Webster, lexicographer (Webster's Dictionary)