On This Day

What Happened on July 6, 1885

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Louis Pasteur successfully give an anti-rabies vaccine to 9-year-old Joseph Meister, saving his life

Bacteriologist Louis Pasteur
Louis Pasteur
  • William T. Stead's "The Maiden Tribute of Modern Babylon" 1st published, describes how he was able to buy a 13 year old girl in "The Pall Mall Gazette"

Famous Birthdays

  • Ernst Busch, German field marshal (WWII), born in Essen, German Empire (d. 1945)
1885 Highlights

About July 6, 1885

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 136 years, 2 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Cancer