What Happened on November 6, 1885

Historical Events

  • US mint at Carson City, Nevada, directed to close

Famous Birthdays

  • Emiel Poetou, Flemish sculptor, born in Ghent, Belgium (d. 1975)
  • Martin O'Meara, Irish-born Australian WWI soldier and Victoria Cross honoree, born in Terryglass, Republic of Ireland (d. 1935)
Born in 1885
1885 Highlights

About November 6, 1885

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 137 years, 7 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Scorpio