What Happened on December 6, 1884

Historical Events

  • Aluminum capstone set atop Washington Monument, Washington, D.C., making it the tallest human-built structure in the world (overtaking Cologne Cathedral)

Famous Birthdays

  • Rose Schneiderman, American socialist, feminist, trade union leader and secretary of labor for New York State (1937-44), born in Sawin, Poland (d. 1972)
Born in 1884
1884 Highlights

About December 6, 1884

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 138 years, 9 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Sagittarius