On This Day

What Happened on December 9, 1883

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • New Brunswick adopts Eastern Standard Time (until 1902)

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexander Papagos, Greek fieldmarshal and supreme commander, born in Athens, Greece (d. 1955)
  • Nikolai Luzin, Russian mathematician, born in Irkutsk, Russian Empire (d. 1950)

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Poet Rabindranath Tagore (22) weds Mrinalini Devi in an arranged marriage