What Happened on November 8, 1885

Day of the Week: Sunday

Famous Birthdays

  • Emil Fahrenkamp, German architect (d. 1966)
  • Hans Cloos, German geologist (d. 1951)
  • Tomoyuki Yamashita [Yamashita Tomobumi], Imperial Japanese general dubbed "Tiger of Malaya," born in Ōtoyo, Kōchi, Japan (d. 1946)

Famous Deaths

  • Johannes Kneppelhout, [Klikspaan], Dutch humorist/author, dies at 71