On This Day

What Happened on April 20, 1884

Historical Events


BeatificationCatholic Encyclical

Pope Leo XIII encyclical "On Freemasonry"

256th Pope Leo XIII
256th Pope
Leo XIII

Famous Birthdays

  • Princess Beatrice of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, granddaughter of Queen Victoria, born in Eastwell Park, Kent, England (d. 1966)
1884 Highlights

About April 20, 1884

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 136 years, 6 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Taurus