On This Day

What Happened on August 31, 1886

Historical Events

  • 1st major earthquake recorded in eastern US, at Charleston, South Carolina, 110 die

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Crocker-Woolworth National Bank organized

Business Tycoon and Railroad Executive Charles Crocker
Business Tycoon and Railroad Executive
Charles Crocker
1886 Highlights

About August 31, 1886

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 135 years and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Virgo