On This Day

What Happened on September 16, 1891

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Famous Birthdays

  • Czesław Marek, Polish composer, born in Przemyśl, Eastern Galicia, Lwów (d. 1985)
  • Isabel Jeans, British actress (Easy Virtue, Heavens Above), born in London, England (d. 1985)

Person of interestKarl Dönitz

Karl Dönitz, German naval leader, born in Grünau, German Empire (d. 1980)

Naval commander and Nazi leader Karl Dönitz
Naval commander and Nazi leader
Karl Dönitz
  • Stephanie von Hohenlohe, Austrian-German princess by her marriage to the diplomat Prince Friedrich Franz von Hohenlohe-Waldenburg-Schillingsfürst and spy, born in Vienna, Austria-Hungary (d. 1972)