On This Day

What Happened on August 1, 1886

Historical Events

  • Great Britain annexes Kermadec-Island near New Zealand

Famous Birthdays

  • Isaac Keesing, Dutch publisher and founder (System Keesing), born in Amsterdam (d. 1966)
1886 Highlights

About August 1, 1886

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 135 years, 2 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Leo