On This Day

What Happened in August 1616

Famous Deaths

  • Aug 7 Vincenzo Scamozzi, Italian architect (Procurazie Nuove, Venice), dies
  • Aug 8 Cornelis Ketel, Dutch portrait painter/poet, buried at 68
  • Aug 26 Johan van de Veeken, merchant/co-founder (VOC), dies at 66
  • Aug 31 Gemignano Capilupi, composer, dies at 43