On This Day

What Happened on May 13, 1884

Historical Events

  • Institute for Electrical & Electronics Engineers (IEEE) forms in New York

Famous Deaths

Cyrus McCormick

Cyrus McCormick, American inventor and businessman (mechanical reaper), dies at 75

1884 Highlights

About May 13, 1884

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 137 years, 6 months and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Taurus