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What Happened on May 8, 1885

Article: Suicide Woman Floats To Safety

Historical Events

  • Sarah Ann Henley survives 76-m jump from Clifton Bridge in Bristol, England

Famous Deaths

  • Pavel Krizkovsky, composer, dies at 65
1885 Highlights

About May 8, 1885

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 135 years, 5 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Taurus