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What Happened on June 17, 1885

Historical Events

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Statue of Liberty arrives in NYC aboard French ship `Isere'

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The Statue of Liberty, New York
The Statue of Liberty, New York
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Famous Deaths

  • Edwin Freiherr von Manteuffel, Prussian Generalfeldmarschall noted for his victories in the Franco-Prussian War, dies at 76
1885 Highlights

About June 17, 1885

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

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Gemini