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Elul 16

Aleinu prayer banned in Germany, 1703

Forged Protocols of the Elders of Zion published, 1903

Death of R. Isaac Shapiro, Yeshivah of Cracow, 1582

Death of R. Naphtali Spitz, 1712, Male Razon

Death of Leon Mandelstamm, Russian Hebrew poet, 1889

Death of Edward Pococke, Christian Hebraist, 1691

Death of R. Solomon Salem, Amsterdam, 1781

Birth of Iguaz Jeiteles, author, Prague, 1783

Birth of Otto Henne am Rhyn, anti-semitic writer on History of Culture, 1828