On This Day

What Happened on March 3, 1885

Historical Events

  • 1st US state (California) establishes a permanent forest commission
  • American Telephone & Telegraph (AT&T) incorporates
  • US Congress passes Indian Appropriations Act (Indians wards of federal government)
  • US Post Office offers special delivery for 1st-class mail
1885 Highlights

About March 3, 1885

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 135 years, 5 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Pisces