What Happened on July 8, 1885

Famous Birthdays

  • Emil Bloch, German Marxist philosopher, born in Ludwigshafen, Germany (d. 1977)
  • Hugo Boss, German fashion designer (Hugo Boss), born in Metzingen, Kingdom of Württemberg (d. 1948)
Born in 1885

Famous Deaths

  • Henry Waelput, Flemish compose and conductor (Blessing of Arms), dies at 39
1885 Highlights

About July 8, 1885

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 137 years, 8 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Cancer