On This Day

What Happened on December 9, 1883

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


1883 Highlights

About December 9, 1883

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 136 years, 11 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Sagittarius