What Happened on March 20, 1883

Historical Events

  • Jan Matzeliger receives his 1st patent (number 274,207) for shoe lasting machine which mechanized shoe production
  • Unity treaty of Paris signed: protects industrial property

Famous Birthdays

  • Colin Campbell, Scottish actor (High Bright Sun, Leather Boys), born in Falkirk, Scotland (d. 1966)
  • Karl Hasse, German composer, born in Dohna (d. 1960)
Born in 1883

About March 20, 1883

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 140 years, 6 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Pisces