On This Day

What Happened on November 18, 1883

Historical Events

  • Antonín Dvořák's "Husitska" premieres
  • Standard time zones forms by railroads in US & Canada

Famous Birthdays

  • Carl Vinson, American politician (38th Dean of the United States House of Representatives, 1961-65), born in Baldwin County, Georgia (d. 1981)

Famous Deaths

  • Wilhelm Siemens, German/British physicist (steam engine), dies
1883 Highlights

About November 18, 1883

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 137 years, 8 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Scorpio