Historical Events In October - 16
Saturday, 16 January 2021
0456 On October - 16 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 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 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 On this day in history reinoud II van Brederode, viscount of Utrecht, dies
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 Lucas Cranach Sr, German painter, dies at 81 on October - 16.
1555 On this day in history an English protestant, Nicholas Ridley, is burned at the stake for heresy
1555 On this day in history hugh Latimer, royal chaplain of Anna Boley, burned at stake at 80
1570 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1600 Olivier van Noorts ships reach Philippines on October - 16.
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 October - 16.
1674 On this day in history emperor Leopold I fires chancellor Furst Wenzel Lobkowitz
1679 Jan Dismas Zelenka, composer on this day in history.
1688 Philips Koninck, painter/etcher, buried at 68 on October - 16.
1690 On October - 16 margaretha M Alacoque, French mystic/saint, dies at 43
1694 On October - 16 samuel Freiherr von Pufendorf, German lawyer, dies at 62
1708 On October - 16 albrecht von Haller, Switz, experimental physiology (Acad of Science)
1710 On October - 16 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 On October - 16 austrian troops occupy Berlin
1758 On this day in history noah Webster, lexicographer (Webster's Dictionary)