What Happened on September 11, 1885

Historical Events

Editor Ambrose Bierce

Ambrose Bierce finishes as editor of The Wasp magazine

  • Moses Hopkins, named minister to Liberia

Famous Birthdays

D. H. Lawrence (1885-1930)

English poet and writer (Lady Chatterley's Lover), born in Eastwood, Nottinghamshire

  • Herbert Stothart, American theater (Rose-Marie) and film score composer (The Wizard of Oz; Mutiny on the Bounty; A Night at the Opera), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (d. 1949)
Born in 1885

About September 11, 1885

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 138 years and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Virgo