On This Day

What Happened on April 1, 1884

Famous Birthdays

  • Hugo Bezdek, Czech American College Football Hall of Fame coach (University of Oregon, University of Arkansas, Penn State; NFL: Cleveland Browns; MLB: Pittsburgh Pirates), born in Prague, Czech Republic (d. 1952)
  • Laurette Taylor [Helen Loretta Cooney], American actress (Peg o' My Heart), born in NYC, New York (d. 1946)
1884 Highlights

About April 1, 1884

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 137 years and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Aries