What Happened on September 11, 1885

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Ambrose Bierce finishes as editor of The Wasp magazine

Writer & Satirist Ambrose Bierce
Writer & Satirist
Ambrose Bierce
  • Moses Hopkins, named minister to Liberia

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestPerson of Interest

D. H. Lawrence, English poet and writer (Lady Chatterley's Lover), born in Eastwood, Nottinghamshire (d. 1930)

  • Eratstus Flaval Beadle, publisher (Beadle's Dime Novels)
  • Herbert Stothart, composer