On This Day

What Happened on March 20, 1856

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestFrederick Winslow Taylor

Frederick Winslow Taylor, American mechanical engineer and the father of scientific management, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1915)

Mechanical Engineer Frederick Winslow Taylor
Mechanical Engineer
Frederick Winslow Taylor
  • Sir John Lavery, Irish artist (d. 1941)
1856 Highlights

About March 20, 1856

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 164 years, 4 months and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Pisces