On This Day

What Happened on December 22, 1883

Historical Events

  • August Strindberg's "Lycko-Pers Reja" premieres

Famous Birthdays

  • Arthur James Cook, British trade union leader (coal miners), born in Wookey, Somerset (d. 1931)
  • Edgard Varèse, French-American composer (Ionisation; Poème électronique), born in Burgundy, France (d. 1965)
1883 Highlights

About December 22, 1883

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 137 years, 11 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Capricorn