On This Day

What Happened on August 16, 1884

Famous Birthdays

  • Adrian S Oppenheim, Dutch lawyer/adviser (British Petroleum/Shell)
  • Hugo Gernsback, Luxembourg-born American inventor and sci-fi writer (1960 Hugo), born in Luxembourg (d. 1967)
1884 Highlights

About August 16, 1884

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 136 years, 3 months and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Leo