What Happened on January 19, 1884

Historical Events

"Manon" Premieres

Jules Massenet's opera "Manon" premieres in Paris

Famous Birthdays

  • Albert Louis Wolff, French conductor and composer, born in Paris, France (d. 1970)
Born in 1884

Famous Weddings

Thomas Eakins

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

1884 Highlights

About January 19, 1884

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 139 years, 8 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Capricorn