On This Day

What Happened on October 22, 1885

Historical Events

  • John Ward & several teammates secretly form Brotherhood of Prof Base Ball Players, 1st baseball union

Famous Birthdays

  • Giovanni Martinelli, Montagnana Italy, opera singer (NY Met)
  • Lothar Windsperger, composer
1885 Highlights

About October 22, 1885

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 134 years, 11 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Libra