Phantis:Selected anniversaries/April 16
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- 1071: The Byzantine Empire lost its last holding in Italy after the Normans took Bari.
- 1914: The Greek Army completed its withdrawal from Northern Epirus to the new Greek-Albanian frontier.
- 1992: After the death of Athens Mayor, Antonis Tritsis, Deputy Mayor Leonidas Kouris was elected to replace him.
- 2003: The final documents were signed in Athens for the acceptance of ten new EU members including Cyprus.
- 2006: A passenger train crashed into a truck, at a crossing near Drama, killing four people and injuring 40.
- Births: Kaity Grey, Greek singer (1924)
- Deaths: Stavros Niarchos, shipowner (1996).