On This Day

What Happened on September 20, 1881

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Chester A. Arthur sworn in as 21st president

21st US President Chester A. Arthur
21st US President
Chester A. Arthur

Famous Birthdays

  • Walter Kingsford, British actor (Carefree, My Favorite Blonde), born in Redhill, England (d. 1958)
1881 Highlights

About September 20, 1881

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 139 years, 1 month and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo