On This Day

What Happened on October 29, 1885

Famous Deaths


Person of interestGeorge McClellan

George McClellan, Union army major general, dies of a heart attack at 58

Union General George McClellan
Union General
George McClellan
  • James Hannington, English missionary, murdered in Uganda
1885 Highlights

About October 29, 1885

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 135 years, 1 month and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Scorpio