On This Day

What Happened on June 20, 1883

Famous Birthdays

  • Giannotto Bastianelli, Italian musician and composer, born in Fiesole, Italy (d. 1927)
  • Jules Verstraete [Julien Gustave de Graef], Flemish actor (rubber, The Three Wishes), born in Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands (d. 1951)
  • Leah Baird, American actress (Lady Gangster), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1971)

Famous Deaths

  • Gustave Aimard, French world explorer and writer (Grande Filbuste), dies at 64
1883 Highlights

About June 20, 1883

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 138 years, 4 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Gemini