On This Day

What Happened on May 29, 1883

Famous Birthdays

  • William Beatton Moonie, Scottish composer (The Weird of Colbar; Echoes of Perthshire), born in Stobo, Pebbleshire (d. 1961)

Famous Deaths

  • Albrecht of Prussia, mistress of John van Rossum, dies at 73
  • Princess Marianne of the Netherlands, Princess of Orange-Nassau and daughter of King Willem I, dies at 73
1883 Highlights

About May 29, 1883

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 137 years, 6 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Gemini