What Happened on September 24, 1885

Historical Events

  • Five German warships depart to Zanzibar

Famous Birthdays

  • Artur Lemba, Estonian concert pianist, composer (Sabina), and piano teacher (St. Petersburg Conservatory, 1908-20), born in Revel, Russian Empire (now Tallinn, Estonia) (d. 1963)
  • Herman Bouber, Dutch actor and playwright (Sailor's Wives), born in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (d. 1963)
Born in 1885
1885 Highlights

About September 24, 1885

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 137 years, 8 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Libra