What Happened on October 21, 1885

Famous Birthdays

  • Egon Wellesz, Austrian-British composer (Alkestis; The Leaden Echo and the Golden Echo), teacher, and musicologist (Byzantine), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1974)
  • Jan Altink, Dutch Expressionist painter (co-founder of Ploeg), born in Groningen, Netherlands (d. 1971)
Born in 1885
1885 Highlights

About October 21, 1885

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 137 years, 11 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Libra