On This Day

What Happened on December 24, 1885

Famous Birthdays

  • Arthur Dolphin, English cricketer (Yorkshire & England keeper, later Test ump), born in Wilsden, United Kingdom (d. 1942)

Famous Deaths

  • Louis-Prosper Gachard, Belgian historian, dies at 85
1885 Highlights

About December 24, 1885

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 135 years, 9 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Capricorn