On This Day

What Happened on December 3, 1883

Historical Events

  • 48th US Congress (1883-85) convenes

Famous Birthdays

  • Anton (Friedrich Wilhelm) von Webern, Austrian 12-tone composer, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1945)
  • Tibby Cotter, Australian cricket fast bowler (21 Tests, 49 wickets) and solder (killed in world's last successful cavalry charge, 4th Light Horse Brigade at Beersheba), born in Sydney, Australia (d. 1917)
1883 Highlights

About December 3, 1883

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 138 years and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Sagittarius