On This Day

What Happened on October 21, 1885

Famous Birthdays

  • Egon Joseph Wellesz, Austrian-English composer, teacher, and musicologist, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1974)
  • Jan Altink, Dutch painter/co-founder (Ploeg)
1885 Highlights

About October 21, 1885

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 136 years, 3 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Libra