On This Day

What Happened on October 3, 1885

Historical Events

  • British Open Men's Golf, St Andrews: Bob Martin wins his second Championship by 1 stroke from fellow Scot Archie Simpson

Famous Birthdays

  • Langley Collyer, American hoarder, born in Manhattan, New York (d. 1947)
  • Sophie Treadwell, American playwright and journalist, born in Stockton, California (d. 1970)
1885 Highlights

About October 3, 1885

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 136 years, 1 month and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Libra