On This Day

What Happened on May 20, 1883

Famous Birthdays

  • Paul Arntzenius, Dutch painter, graphic artist and etcher, born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 1965)

Famous Deaths

  • William Chambers, Scottish author and publisher (Basis of Communication & Coding), dies at 83
1883 Highlights

About May 20, 1883

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 137 years, 5 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Taurus