March 20, 1885 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • Jan Ernst Matzeliger received patent number 274,207 for his lasting machine which creates wood or stone molds of customers' feet

Birthdays in History

  • Eugen Herrigel, German philosopher/early pioneer of Zen in Europe
  • Hendrik A de Fish, [Henri Pauwels], Flemish philological/sociologist