On This Day

What Happened on October 2, 1885

Famous Birthdays

  • Ruth Bryan Owen, American politician (first woman appointed as a U.S. ambassador, Denmark 1933-36), born in Jacksonville, Illinois (d. 1954)
1885 Highlights

About October 2, 1885

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 136 years, 3 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Libra