Historical Events In October - 16
Wednesday, 21 April 2021
0456 Magister militum Ricimer defeats the Emperor Avitus at Piacenza and becomes master of the western Roman Empire on October - 16.
0775 On this day in history mansur, kalief of Abbasiden, dies
1311 Council of Vienne opens on this day in history.
1311 Council of Vienne (15th ecumenical council) opens on this day in history.
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 Columbus' fleet anchors at "Fernandina" (Long Island, Bahamas) on October - 16.
1502 Storm ravages Friese coast on this day in history.
1551 On October - 16 english Edward Seymour duke of Somerset re-arrested
1553 Lucas Cranach Sr, German painter, dies at 81 on this day in history.
1555 On October - 16 an English protestant, Nicholas Ridley, is burned at the stake for heresy
1555 On October - 16 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 On this day in history gregory XIV, [Niccolo Sfondrati], Italian Pope, dies at 56
1594 William Allen, English cardinal/founder seminary of Douai, dies at 62 on October - 16.
1600 Olivier van Noorts ships reach Philippines on October - 16.
1605 Charles C Dassoucy, French writer/singer on this day in history.
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 On October - 16 emperor Leopold I fires chancellor Furst Wenzel Lobkowitz
1679 On this day in history jan Dismas Zelenka, composer
1688 Philips Koninck, painter/etcher, buried at 68 on October - 16.
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 October - 16 albrecht von Haller, Switz, experimental physiology (Acad of Science)
1710 British troops occupies Port Royal, Nova Scotia on October - 16.
1723 On this day in history johann Andreas Joseph Giulini, composer
1726 On October - 16 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 Austrian troops occupy Berlin on this day in history.
1758 Noah Webster, lexicographer (Webster's Dictionary) on this day in history.