On This Day

What Happened on June 24, 1885

Historical Events

  • British government of Salisbury forms
  • Samuel David Ferguson becomes 1st US black bishop

Famous Weddings

Woodrow Wilson

28th US President Woodrow Wilson (28) weds Presbyterian minister's daughter Ellen Louise Axson (25) in Savannah, Georgia

1885 Highlights

About June 24, 1885

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 136 years, 5 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Cancer