On This Day

What Happened on October 30, 1885

Famous Birthdays

Ezra Pound

Ezra Loomis Pound, American poet (Cantos), born in Hailey, Idaho (d. 1972)

Famous Deaths

  • Gustav Merkel, German organist and composer, dies at 57
1885 Highlights

About October 30, 1885

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 136 years and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Scorpio