What Happened on January 16, 1885

Famous Birthdays

  • Wladyslaw Raczkiewicz, Polish politician (President of Poland in-exile 1939-47), born in Kutaisi, Georgia, Russian Empire (d. 1947)
  • Zhou Zuoren, Chinese writer (d. 1967)

Famous Deaths

  • Edmond François Valentin About, French writer (Le Roi des montagnes), dies at 56
1885 Highlights

About January 16, 1885

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 138 years and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Capricorn