On This Day

What Happened on September 5, 1883

Famous Birthdays

  • Mel Sheppard, American athlete (Olympic gold 800m, 1,500m, medley relay 1908; 4x400 metre relay 1912), born in Deptford Township, New Jersey (d. 1942)
  • Otto Erich Deutsch, Austrian musicologist (Schubert-Brevier), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1967)
1883 Highlights

About September 5, 1883

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 138 years, 8 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Virgo