On This Day

What Happened on January 19, 1884

Historical Events

Music releaseMusic Premiere

Jules Massenet's opera "Manon" premieres in Paris

Composer Jules Massenet
Jules Massenet

Famous Birthdays

  • Albert Louis Wolff, composer

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Painter Thomas Eakins (39) weds painter and photographer Susan Macdowell (32) in a Quaker ceremony

Painter Thomas Eakins
Thomas Eakins
1884 Highlights

About January 19, 1884

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 137 years, 9 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Capricorn