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? 134 years, 1 month and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Virgo