What Happened on September 20, 1884

Historical Events

  • 6.2 mile Arlberg railroad tunnel completed in Austria
  • Equal Rights Party nominates female candidates for US President and Vice President

Famous Birthdays

Maxwell PerkinsMaxwell Perkins (1884-1947)

American editor and publisher for Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald and Thomas Wolfe, born in NYC, New York

  • Piotr Rytel, Polish composer, born in Vilnius (d. 1970)
Born in 1884

Famous Deaths

  • Leopold Fitzinger, Austrian zoologist, dies at 82

About September 20, 1884

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 138 years, 6 months and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Virgo