On This Day

What Happened on March 8, 1884

Historical Events

  • 1st performance of Edward MacDowell's 2nd Piano suite

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Susan B. Anthony addresses U.S. House Judiciary Committee arguing for an amendment to the U.S. Constitution granting women the right to vote, 16 years after legislators 1st introduced a federal women's suffrage amendment.

Suffragette Susan B. Anthony
Susan B. Anthony

1884 Highlights

About March 8, 1884

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 136 years, 8 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Pisces