1355 Philippa Plantagenet, Countess of Ulster was born on August - 16.
1378 On August - 16 birth of hongxi Emperor of China (d. 1425)
1397 Albrecht II von Habsburg, king of Bohemia/Hungary/Germany was born on this day in history.
1401 Jacqueline, Countess of Hainaut, dauphine of France (d. 1436) was born on this day in history.
1550 On August - 16 birth of carolus Gallus, [Karel de Haan], Dutch lawyer/pastor/vicar
1557 Agostino Carracci, Italian artist (d. 1602) was born on this day in history.
1573 Anna of Austria, queen of Poland (d. 1598) was born on this day in history.
1596 Frederick V, Elector Palatine (d. 1632) was born on August - 16.
1027 On August - 16 death of giorgi I, King of Georgia (b. 998)
1297 Death of John II of Trebizond (b. 1262) on this day in history.
1327 Death of Roch, French saint (b. 1295) on August - 16.
1358 Death of Duke Albert II of Austria (b. 1298) on this day in history.
1419 On August - 16 death of wenceslaus, King of the Romans, King of Bohemia (b. 1361)
1443 On August - 16 death of ashikaga Yoshikatsu, Japanese shogun (b. 1434)
1445 On this day in history death of margaret of Scotland (Dauphine of France), wife of the future King Louis XI (b. 1424)
1508 Henry van Stolberg & Wernigerode, Ger viceroy of Friesland, dies at 41 on this day in history.