On This Day

What Happened on October 16, 456 AD

Historical Events

  • Magister militum Ricimer defeats the Emperor Avitus at Piacenza and becomes master of the western Roman Empire.
List of Years

About October 16, 456 AD

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 1565 years, 7 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Libra

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head - B.J. Thomas
  • UK #1 Song: Two Little Boys - Rolf Harris