On This Day

What Happened on September 11, 1885

Historical Events

Historic Event

Ambrose Bierce finishes as editor of The Wasp magazine

  • Moses Hopkins, named minister to Liberia

Famous Birthdays

D. H. Lawrence

D. H. Lawrence, English poet and writer (Lady Chatterley's Lover), born in Eastwood, Nottinghamshire (d. 1930)

  • Herbert Stothart, American composer, born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (d. 1949)
1885 Highlights

About September 11, 1885

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 136 years, 2 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Virgo