On This Day

What Happened on January 2, 1885

Historical Events

  • General Wolseley receives last distress signal of General Gordon in Khartoum

Famous Birthdays

  • Johannes Ringers, Dutch water engineer (dikes)
1885 Highlights

About January 2, 1885

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 136 years and 11 months
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Capricorn