On This Day

What Happened on October 1, 1885

Historical Events

  • Special delivery mail service begins in US

Famous Birthdays

  • Louis Untermeyer, American poet and critic (Immortal Poems, Story Poems), born in NYC, New York (d. 1977)
1885 Highlights

About October 1, 1885

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 136 years, 2 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Libra