On This Day

What Happened on August 23, 1883

Historical Events

  • Philadelphia Phillies make 27 errors against Providence (wild pitches, walks and passballs counted as errors prior to 1888)

Famous Birthdays

  • Jonathan Mayhew Wainwright IV, American army officer, born in Fort Walla Walla, Washington (d. 1953)
1883 Highlights

About August 23, 1883

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 136 years, 11 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Virgo