On This Day

What Happened on October 23, 1885

Famous Birthdays

  • Lawren Harris, Canadian landscape painter, born in Brantford, Ontario (d. 1970)

Famous Deaths

  • Charles S. West, American jurist and politician, dies at 56
1885 Highlights

About October 23, 1885

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 135 years, 11 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Scorpio