What Happened on May 20, 1882

Historical Events

  • Germany, Austria-Hungary and Italy sign the Triple Alliance
  • Gotthard rail tunnel between Switzerland & Italy opens

Theater Premiere

Henrik Ibsen's play "Ghosts" (Gengangere) premieres in Chicago

1882 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Sigrid Undset, Danish-born Norwegian writer (Kristin Lavransdatter, Nobel Prize for Literature 1928), born in Kalundborg, Denmark (d. 1949)
Born in 1882

About May 20, 1882

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 141 years and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus