On This Day

What Happened on October 3, 1884

Historical Events

  • British Open Men's Golf, Prestwick GC: Jack Simpson wins in windy conditions by 4 strokes from fellow Scots Douglas Rolland and Willie Fernie

Famous Deaths

  • Hans Makart, Austrian painter (Plague in Florenz), dies at 44
1884 Highlights

About October 3, 1884

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 137 years and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Libra