On This Day

What Happened on January 6, 1885

Famous Deaths

  • Harishchandra, Indian poet, dramatist and commonly referred as "father of modern Hindi", dies at 34
  • Peter C Asbjornsen, Norwegian fairy tale writer, dies at 72
1885 Highlights

About January 6, 1885

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 136 years, 9 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Capricorn