On This Day

What Happened on September 2, 1885

Historical Events

  • In Rock Springs, Wyoming, 150 white miners, who were struggling to unionize so they could strike for better wages and work conditions, attack their Chinese fellow workers, killing 28, wounding 15, and forcing several hundred more out of town.
1885 Highlights

About September 2, 1885

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 136 years, 4 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Virgo