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 This day in History - October 16
405 Historic Events for October 16
775

Mansur, kalief of Abbasiden, dies

Death
1311

Council of Vienne (15th ecumenical council) opens

Event
1323

Amadeus V the Great, count of Flanders/Savoy, dies at 74

Death
1333

Nicolaas V, [Pietro Rainalducci], Italian anti-Pope (1328-30), dies

Death
1473

Reinoud II van Brederode, viscount of Utrecht, dies

Death
1492

Columbus' fleet anchors at "Fernandina" (Long Island, Bahamas)

Event
1502

Storm ravages Friese coast

Event
1551

English Edward Seymour duke of Somerset re-arrested

Event
1553

Lucas Cranach Sr, German painter, dies at 81

Death
1555

Hugh Latimer, royal chaplain of Anna Boley, burned at stake at 80

Death
1555

Nicholas Ridley, English theologist/bishop of Rochester, burned

Death
1570

Baron van Montigny, Dutch earl of Horne, murdered

Death
1591

Gregory XIV, [Niccol• Sfondrati], Italian Pope, dies at 56

Death
1594

William Allen, English cardinal/founder seminary of Douai, dies at 62

Death
1600

Olivier van Noorts ships reach Philippines

Event
1605

Charles C Dassoucy, French writer/singer

Birth
1621

Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck, organist/composer, dies at about 59

Death
1649

Isaac van Ostade, painter, buried

Death
1674

Emperor Leopold I fires chancellor Furst Wenzel Lobkowitz

Event
1679

Jan Dismas Zelenka, composer

Birth
1688

Philips Koninck, painter/etcher, buried at 68

Death
1690

Margaretha M Alacoque, French mystic/saint, dies at 43

Death
1694

Samuel Freiherr von Pufendorf, German lawyer, dies at 62

Death
1708

Albrecht von Haller, Switz, experimental physiology (Acad of Science)

Birth
1710

British troops occupies Port Royal, Nova Scotia

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