On This Day

What Happened on May 31, 1883

Historical Events

  • French fleet under Pierre begins siege of Tamatave, Madagascar

Famous Birthdays

  • Lauri Kristian Relander, 2nd President of Finland (1925-31), born in Kurkijoki, Finland (d. 1942)
1883 Highlights

About May 31, 1883

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 138 years, 6 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Gemini