On This Day

What Happened on July 8, 1885

Famous Birthdays

  • Emil Bloch, German philosopher

Famous Deaths

  • Henry Waelput, Flemish composer/conductor (Blessing of Arms), dies
1885 Highlights

About July 8, 1885

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 136 years, 3 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Cancer