On This Day

What Happened on September 20, 1880

Famous Birthdays

  • Ildebrando Pizzetti, Italian composer, born in Parma, Italy (d. 1968)
  • Louise Peete, American convicted serial killer, born in Bienville, Louisiana (d. 1947)

Famous Deaths

  • Donald McKay, Canadian-American naval architect (built fastest clipper ships), dies at 70
1880 Highlights

About September 20, 1880

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 140 years, 2 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Virgo