On This Day

What Happened on December 8, 1885

Famous Deaths

  • William Henry Vanderbilt, American businessman, member of the Vanderbilt family, dies at 64
1885 Highlights

About December 8, 1885

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 136 years, 1 month and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Sagittarius