On This Day

What Happened on August 20, 1885

Famous Birthdays

  • Dino Campana, Italian poet (Canti orfici), born in Marradi, Italy (d. 1932)

Famous Deaths

  • Edouard J. A. Agneessens, Flemish painter (Slave Market), dies at 42
1885 Highlights

About August 20, 1885

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 136 years, 3 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Leo