Historical Events In October - 16
Monday, 15 October 2018
0456 Magister militum Ricimer defeats the Emperor Avitus at Piacenza and becomes master of the western Roman Empire on this day in history.
0775 On this day in history mansur, kalief of Abbasiden, dies
1311 On this day in history council of Vienne opens
1311 Council of Vienne (15th ecumenical council) opens on October - 16.
1323 On October - 16 amadeus V the Great, count of Flanders/Savoy, dies at 74
1333 On October - 16 nicolaas V, [Pietro Rainalducci], Italian anti-Pope (1328-30), dies
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 October - 16 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 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 Baron van Montigny, Dutch earl of Horne, murdered on this day in history.
1591 Gregory XIV, [Niccolo Sfondrati], Italian Pope, dies at 56 on this day in history.
1594 On October - 16 william Allen, English cardinal/founder seminary of Douai, dies at 62
1600 Olivier van Noorts ships reach Philippines on October - 16.
1605 On October - 16 charles C Dassoucy, French writer/singer
1621 Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck, organist/composer, dies at about 59 on October - 16.
1649 On this day in history isaac van Ostade, painter, buried
1674 Emperor Leopold I fires chancellor Furst Wenzel Lobkowitz on this day in history.
1679 Jan Dismas Zelenka, composer on this day in history.
1688 Philips Koninck, painter/etcher, buried at 68 on this day in history.
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 October - 16 british troops occupies Port Royal, Nova Scotia
1723 Johann Andreas Joseph Giulini, composer on October - 16.
1726 On October - 16 giovanni Maria Capelli, composer, dies at 77
1729 Pierre van Maldere, composer on October - 16.
1750 Silvius Leopold Weiss, composer, dies at 64 on October - 16.
1757 Austrian troops occupy Berlin on this day in history.
1758 Noah Webster, lexicographer (Webster's Dictionary) on this day in history.