What Happened on September 20, 1884

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 6.2 mile Arlberg railroad tunnel completed in Austria
  • Equal Rights Party nominates female candidates for US President and Vice President

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Maxwell Perkins, American editor and publisher, born in NYC, New York (d. 1947)

  • Piotr Rytel, Polish composer, born in Vilnius (d. 1970)

Famous Deaths

  • Leopold Fitzinger, Austrian zoologist (b.1802)