On This Day

What Happened on September 16, 1890

Famous Birthdays

  • Ernst Deutsch [Dorian], Jewish-Austrian actor (Moon is Down, 3rd Man), born in Prague, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary (d. 1969)

Famous Deaths

  • Louis Le Prince, French artist and original inventor of the motion picture camera sometimes called "the father of cinematography," vanishes under suspicious circumstances at 49
1890 Highlights

About September 16, 1890

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 130 years, 2 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Virgo