On This Day

What Happened on December 27, 1884

Historical Events

  • Netherlands recognizes King Leopold II's Congo Free State

Famous Birthdays

  • Bernard van Dieren, Dutch composer (Diaphony; Chinese Symphony), critic, and music writer, born in Rotterdam, Netherlands (d. 1936)
1884 Highlights

About December 27, 1884

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

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Capricorn