January 1, 1885: Day of the Week
January 1, 1885 was the 1st day of the year 1885 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 364 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Thursday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is jeudi.
A person born on this day will be 136 years old today. If that same person saved a dollar every day starting at age 4, then by now that person has accumulated $48,554.00 today.
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Here’s the January 1885 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 1885 calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Capricorn is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Garnet is the modern birthstone for this month. Emerald is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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January 1, 1885 Historical Event(s)
- 1885Twenty-five nations adopt Sandford Fleming’s proposal for standard time (and also, time zones)
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