What Happened on July 4, 1886

Historical Events

  • 1st scheduled transcontinental passenger train reaches Port Moody, British Columbia

Famous Birthdays

  • Heinrich Kaminski, German composer, born in Tiengen, Schwarzwald, Germany (d. 1946)
Born in 1886

Famous Deaths

  • Pitikwahanapiwiyin [Poundmaker], Plains Cree chief (wrongly imprisoned for treason), dies at about 44 [1]
1886 Highlights

About July 4, 1886

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 137 years, 2 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Cancer