0778 On this day in history birth of king Louis the Pious (d. 840)
1319 On April - 16 birth of king John II of France (d. 1364)
1495 Petrus Apianus, German mathematician (d. 1557) was born on this day in history.
1628 On this day in history birth of cornelis Evertsen de Young, vice admiral of Zealand
1635 On April - 16 birth of frans van Mieris, the Elder, Dutch painter
1646 Jules Hardouin Mansart, French architect (d. 1708) was born on April - 16.
1648 On this day in history birth of john Luyken, poet/etcher (Duytse Lyre)
1652 On this day in history birth of clement XII, [Lorenzo Corsini], Italy, Pope (1730-40)
0069 On April - 16 death of otho, Roman Emperor (b. 32)
0744 Death of al-Walid II, Umayyad caliph on April - 16.
0924 Death of Berengar of Friuli, King of Italy on this day in history.
1113 On April - 16 death of sviatopolk II of Kiev, Russian prince (b. 1050)
1115 Svjatopolk II, great monarch of Kiev, dies [or 1113] on April - 16.
1118 Death of Adelaide del Vasto, wife of Roger II of Sicily on this day in history.
1198 Death of Duke Frederick I of Austria on this day in history.
1446 Filippo Brunelleschi, architect, dies on April - 16.