On This Day

885 AD in History

Birthdays in History

  • Jan 18 Daigo, 60th Emperor of Japan (897-930), born in Kyōto, Japan (d. 930)

Deaths in History

  • Apr 6 Methodius, Greek apostle of the slaves/archbishop of Sirmium, dies
  • Jun 20 Bernard Plantapilosa, Count of Auvergne (b. 841)
  • Nov 17 Liutgard of Saxony, Queen of the Franks (876-882)