On This Day

What Happened on January 8, 1885

Famous Birthdays

  • A. J. Muste, Dutch pacifist and activist (d. 1967)
  • John Curtin, Victoria, 14th Prime Minister of Australia (Labor: 1941-45), born in Creswick, Colony of Victoria (d. 1945)
1885 Highlights

About January 8, 1885

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 136 years, 6 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Capricorn