On This Day

What Happened on May 23, 1886

Famous Deaths


Person of interestLeopold 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? 134 years, 7 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Gemini