On This Day

What Happened on October 5, 1885

Famous Deaths

Doc Durant

Doc Durant [Thomas C. Durant], American financier and railroad promoter (Transcontinental Railroad-Union Pacific), dies at 65

1885 Highlights

About October 5, 1885

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 136 years, 3 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Libra