On This Day

What Happened on September 17, 1885

Famous Birthdays

  • George Cleveland, Canadian actor (Mystery Liner, Courage of Lassie), born in Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada (d. 1957)
  • Uzeyir Hajibeyov, Soviet composer who composed the anthem used by Azerbaijan during the Soviet period, born in Agjabadi, Russian Empire (d. 1948)
1885 Highlights

About September 17, 1885

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 136 years, 2 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Virgo