On This Day

What Happened on October 1, 1886

Historical Events

  • US mint at Carson City, Nevada, closes

Famous Birthdays

  • Ahmad Amin, Egyptian historian and author (My Life), born in Cairo, Egypt (d. 1954)

Famous Deaths

  • William Hepworth Thompson, English classical scholar and Master of Trinity College, Cambridge, dies at 76
1886 Highlights

About October 1, 1886

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 135 years and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Libra