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What Happened on November 5, 1885

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Person of interestWill Durant

Will Durant, American author and historian (The Story of Philosophy, The Story of Civilization), born in North Adams, Massachusetts (d. 1981)

Historian Will Durant
Historian
Will Durant

1885 Highlights

About November 5, 1885

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 135 years, 2 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Scorpio