On This Day

What Happened on October 10, 1885

Famous Birthdays

  • Walter Anderson, German folklorist, born in Minsk, Russian Empire (d. 1962)

Famous Deaths

  • John McCloskey, 1st American cardinal and Archbishop of New York, dies at 75
1885 Highlights

About October 10, 1885

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 136 years and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Libra