On This Day

What Happened on May 21, 1885

Famous Birthdays

  • Sophie of Schönburg-Waldenburg, wife of Prince William of Wied (d. 1936)

Famous Deaths

  • Gavril Yakimovich Lomakin, Russian composer and teacher, dies at 73
1885 Highlights

About May 21, 1885

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 136 years, 5 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Gemini