On This Day

What Happened on September 5, 1885

Historical Events

  • 1st gasoline pump is delivered to a gasoline dealer (Ft Wayne, Ind)

Famous Birthdays

  • John Raedecker, Dutch sculptor (National monument on the Dam), born in Amsterdam (d. 1956)
1885 Highlights

About September 5, 1885

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 135 years, 10 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Virgo