On This Day

What Happened on October 8, 1885

Famous Birthdays

  • Johnny Lush, American MLB pitcher (2 no-hitters), born in Williamsport, Pennsylvania (d. 1946)
  • Will Vodery, African-American composer, born in Philadelphia (d. 1951)
1885 Highlights

About October 8, 1885

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 135 years, 9 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Libra