What Happened on May 20, 1883

Famous Birthdays

  • Faisal I of Iraq, King of the Arab Kingdom of Syria (1920–1933) & King of Iraq (1921–1933), born in Mecca, Saudi Arabia (d. 1933)
  • Paul Arntzenius, Dutch painter, graphic artist and etcher, born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 1965)
Born in 1883

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? 140 years, 4 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Taurus