What Happened on January 6, 1884

Famous Birthdays

  • Harry Pace, American music label owner (Black Swan - 1st major label founded by a Black American), born in Covington, Georgia (d. 1943)

Famous Deaths

Gregor Mendel (1822-1884)

Austrian monk and geneticist (discoverer of laws of heredity), dies at 61

  • Paul "the Great" Taglioni, Italian-Austrian ballet choreographer, dies at 75
1884 Highlights

About January 6, 1884

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 139 years, 8 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Capricorn