On This Day

What Happened on October 24, 1885

Historical Events

  • "World Championship" Baseball Series, Cincinnati Base Ball Grounds: St. Louis Browns beat Chicago White Stockings, 13–4 in Game 7; disputed series tied at 3-3-1
  • Johann Strauss' operetta "Zigeunerbaron (Gypsy Baron)" premieres in Vienna

Famous Birthdays

  • Ernest Claes, Belgian author (Saints from Zichem), born in Zichem, Belgium (d. 1968)
1885 Highlights

About October 24, 1885

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 136 years, 1 month and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Scorpio