On This Day

What Happened on August 31, 1885

Famous Birthdays

  • DuBose Heyward, American novelist (Porgy, Star Spangled Virgin), born in Charleston, South Carolina (d. 1940)
1885 Highlights

About August 31, 1885

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 136 years, 4 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Virgo