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, German composer and music publisher, born in Ampfing, Bavaria, Germany (d. 1935)
1885 Highlights

About October 22, 1885

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 135 years, 11 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Libra