On This Day

What Happened on June 21, 1884

Famous Birthdays

  • Claude Auchinleck, British Army commander during the Second World War, born in Aldershot, Hampshire, England (d. 1981)
  • Sir Gordon Lowe, British tennis player, Member of Parliament (Australasian C'ship 1915), born in Edgbaston, England (d. 1972)

Famous Deaths

  • Alexander, Prince of Orange, heir apparent to the Netherlands, dies of typhus at 32
1884 Highlights

About June 21, 1884

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 137 years, 4 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Cancer