On This Day

What Happened on September 22, 1885

Historical Events

  • Lord Randolph Churchill makes a speech in Ulster in opposition to Home Rule e.g. "Ulster will fight and Ulster will be right"

Famous Birthdays

  • Ben Chifley, Australian politician and the 16th Prime Minister of Australia (Labor: 1945-49), born in Bathurst, Colony of New South Wales, Australia (d. 1951)
  • Erich von Stroheim, Austrian-American film director and actor (Greed; La Grande Illusion; Sunset Boulevard), born in Vienna, Austria-Hungary (d. 1957)
  • Gunnar Asplund, Swedish architect (d. 1940)
1885 Highlights

About September 22, 1885

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 135 years, 1 month and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Virgo