On This Day

What Happened on January 2, 1886

Famous Birthdays

  • Apsley Cherry-Garrard, English Antarctic explorer (d. 1959)
  • Florence Lawrence, Canadian actress (Lady Helen's Escapade), born in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada (d. 1938)
  • Moyshe Leyb Halpern, Galican/American poet (In New-York)
1886 Highlights

About January 2, 1886

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 135 years and 7 months
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Capricorn