On This Day

What Happened on August 20, 1886

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Second Salon exhibition by Society of Independent Artists held in Paris; includes Georges Seurat's "A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte"

Post-Impressionist Painter Georges Seurat
Post-Impressionist Painter
Georges Seurat

Famous Birthdays

  • Paul Tillich, German-American theologist (Die sozial Entscheidung), born in Starzeddel, Brandenburg, Germany (d. 1965)
1886 Highlights

About August 20, 1886

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 135 years and 2 months
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Leo