What Happened on January 11, 1885

Historical Events

Theater Premiere

Henrik Ibsen's play "Vildauden," (The Wild Duck) premieres in Oslo

Famous Birthdays

Alice PaulAlice Paul (1885-1977)

American suffragist (National Woman's Party), born in Mount Laurel Township, New Jersey

  • Jack Hoxie, American actor, rodeo performer (The White Outlaw), born in Kingfisher Creek, Oklahoma (d. 1965)
Born in 1885

Famous Deaths

  • Rodolphe Bresdin, French cartoonist and lithographer (Le Bon Samaritain), dies at 60
1885 Highlights

About January 11, 1885

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 138 years, 4 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Capricorn