On This Day

What Happened on August 28, 1885

Famous Birthdays

  • Armas Toivo Valdemar Maasalo, Finnish composer and organist, born in Rautavaara, Finland (d. 1960)
  • Vance Palmer, Australian author, born in Bundaberg, Australia (d. 1959)

Famous Deaths

  • Julius Hopp, Austrian composer, dies at 66
1885 Highlights

About August 28, 1885

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 136 years, 2 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Virgo