0778 King Louis the Pious (d. 840) was born on April - 16.
1319 King John II of France (d. 1364) was born on April - 16.
1495 Petrus Apianus, German mathematician (d. 1557) was born on this day in history.
1628 Cornelis Evertsen de Young, vice admiral of Zealand was born on April - 16.
1635 Frans van Mieris, the Elder, Dutch painter was born on April - 16.
1646 Jules Hardouin Mansart, French architect (d. 1708) was born on this day in history.
1648 John Luyken, poet/etcher (Duytse Lyre) was born on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
0924 Death of Berengar of Friuli, King of Italy on this day in history.
1113 Death of Sviatopolk II of Kiev, Russian prince (b. 1050) on April - 16.
1115 On April - 16 svjatopolk II, great monarch of Kiev, dies [or 1113]
1118 Death of Adelaide del Vasto, wife of Roger II of Sicily on April - 16.
1198 Death of Duke Frederick I of Austria on April - 16.
1446 On April - 16 filippo Brunelleschi, architect, dies