On This Day

What Happened on January 15, 1885

Famous Birthdays

  • Grover Lowdermilk, American baseball player, born in Sandborn, Illinois (d. 1968)
  • Huang Yuanyong, Chinese writer, born in Jiujiang, China (d. 1915)
  • Lorenz Böhler, Austrian physician, born in Wolfurt, Austria (d. 1973)

Famous Deaths

  • Levin Minn Powell, American Commander (Union Navy), dies at 81
1885 Highlights

About January 15, 1885

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 136 years, 9 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Capricorn