What Happened on May 2, 1885

Historical Events

  • "Good Housekeeping" magazine is 1st published

Event of Interest

Congo Free State formed by King Leopold II of Belgium

Famous Birthdays

  • Hedda Hopper [Elda Furry], American gossip columnist, born in Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania (d. 1966)
Born in 1885

About May 2, 1885

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 138 years, 4 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Taurus