On This Day

What Happened on May 20, 1873

Historical Events

Historic Invention

Levi Strauss and Jacob Davis patent the first blue jeans with copper rivets

Famous Deaths

  • Sir George-√Čtienne Cartier, French Canadian statesman (b. 1814)
1873 Highlights

About May 20, 1873

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 148 years, 6 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus