On This Day

What Happened on May 28, 1883

Famous Birthdays

  • Clough Williams-Ellis, British architect known chiefly as the creator of the Italianate village of Portmeirion in North Wales, born in Gayton, Northamptonshire, England (d. 1978)
  • George Dyson, British organist and composer ( The Canterbury Pilgrims), born in Halifax, Yorkshire, England (d. 1964)
  • Luigi Perrachio, Italian composer, born in Turin, Italy (d. 1966)
  • Vinayak Damodar Savarkar, Indian independence activist and writer (The Indian War of Independence), born in Bhagur, India (d. 1966)

Famous Deaths

  • August Freyer, Polish musician and composer, dies at 79
1883 Highlights

About May 28, 1883

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 138 years, 4 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Gemini