What Happened on May 16, 1884

Historical Events

  • 10th Kentucky Derby: Isaac Murphy aboard Buchanan wins in 2:40.25
  • Italian inventor Angelo Moriondo receives patent for 1st espresso machine

About May 16, 1884

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 139 years, 4 months and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Taurus