On This Day

What Happened on January 3, 1886

Famous Birthdays

  • Arthur Mailey, Australian cricket spin bowler (21 Tests, 99 wickets; 10/66 v Gloucestershire 1921), born in Sydney, Australia (d. 1967)
  • John G Fletcher, American poet (Epic of Arkansas)
  • Josephine Hull, American Academy award actress (Harvey), born in Newtonville, Massachusetts (d. 1957)
1886 Highlights

About January 3, 1886

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 135 years, 10 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Capricorn