On This Day

What Happened on November 20, 1882

Famous Birthdays

  • Andy Coakley, American baseball player and long-time coach at Columbia University, born in Providence, Rhode Island (d. 1963)

Famous Deaths

  • Béla Kéler, Hungarian, composer and conductor, dies at 62
  • Henry Draper, American amateur astronomer (photos of the Moon, Orion Nebula), dies of pleurisy at 45
1882 Highlights

About November 20, 1882

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 138 years and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Scorpio