On This Day

What Happened on November 8, 1883

Historical Events

  • English freighter Nisero stranded at Atjeh (crew taken hostage)

Famous Birthdays

  • Arnold Bax, English composer (Farewell My Youth), born in London (d. 1953)
  • Ethel Clayton, American actress (Hotel Continental), born in Champaign, Illinois (d. 1966)
1883 Highlights

About November 8, 1883

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 137 years, 11 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Scorpio