On This Day

What Happened on August 11, 1886

Famous Weddings

Booker T. Washington

Education pioneer Booker T. Washington (30) weds Olivia Davidson (32) Athens, Ohio

Famous Deaths

  • Lydia Koidula, Estonian poet (b. 1843)
1886 Highlights

About August 11, 1886

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 135 years, 3 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Leo