What Happened on November 8, 1883

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Arnold Bax, British composer known for his orchestral music (Tintagel), and memoirist (Farewell My Youth), born in Streatham, London (d. 1953)
  • Ethel Clayton, American actress (Hotel Continental), born in Champaign, Illinois (d. 1966)
Born in 1883
1883 Highlights

About November 8, 1883

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 139 years, 4 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Scorpio