On This Day

What Happened on May 13, 1884

Historical Events

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

Famous Deaths


Person of interestCyrus McCormick

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

Inventor of the Mechanical Reaper Cyrus McCormick
Inventor of the Mechanical Reaper
Cyrus McCormick

1884 Highlights

About May 13, 1884

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 136 years, 6 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Taurus