What Happened on April 19, 1883

Historical Events

  • British banker Thomas Agnew and others found the Liverpool Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (LSPCC), based on Agnew's observation of a similar group in NYC; its success leads to a national organization

Famous Birthdays

Getulio VargasGetulio Vargas (1883-1954)

President of Brazil (1930-45, 1951-54), modernizer and dictator, born in São Borja, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazilian Empire

  • Richard von Mises, Austrian scientist and mathematician (probability theory), born in Lemberg, Austria-Hungary (d. 1953)
Born in 1883
1883 Highlights

About April 19, 1883

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 140 years, 1 month and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Aries