On This Day

What Happened on October 20, 1877

Historical Events

Music releaseMusic Premiere

Franz Schubert's 2nd Symphony in B premieres

Composer Franz Schubert
Franz Schubert

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestAlfred Gwynne Vanderbilt

Alfred G. Vanderbilt Sr., American businessman and sportsman (New York Central Railway), born in NYC, New York (d. 1915)

Business Magnate Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt
Business Magnate
Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt
  • Josephine McGill, composer
1877 Highlights

About October 20, 1877

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 143 years, 11 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Libra