On This Day

What Happened on May 23, 1886

Famous Deaths

Leopold von Ranke

Leopold von Ranke, German historian who founded the modern concept of source-based history, dies at 90

1886 Highlights

About May 23, 1886

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 135 years, 7 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Gemini