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Historical Events Happened In 1885

Thursday, 18 September 2014

Jan 01   Roland Diggle, composer on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Gen Wolseley receives last distress signal of Gen Gordon in Khartoum in the year 1885.  

Jan 02   General Wolseley receives last distress signal of General Gordon in Khartoum on this day in history.  

Jan 02   In the year 1885 johannes Ringers, Dutch water engineer (dikes)  

Jan 04   An appendix is successfuly removed for the first time in Iowa, USA on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Dr W W Grant of Iowa, performs 1st appendectomy (on Mary Gartside, 22) in the year 1885.  

Jan 04   Dr W W Grant of Iowa, performs first appendectomy (on Mary Gartside, 22) in the year 1885.  

Jan 04   Eduard Yosif Kotek, composer, dies at 29 in the year 1885.  

Jan 04   In the year 1885 the first appendectomy is performed by Dr. William W. Grant of Davenport, Iowa.  

Jan 06   Peter C Asbjornsen, Norwegian fairy tale writer, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

Jan 08   On this day in history john Curtin, Victoria, Australian PM (Labor, 1941-45)  

Jan 11   On this day in history alice Paul, ERA advocate/founder (National Woman's Party)  

Jan 11   Henrik Ibsen's "Vildauden," premieres in Oslo on this day in history.  

Jan 13   Alfred Fuller, CEO (Fuller Brush Man) in the year 1885.  

Jan 13   In the year 1885 schuyler Colfax,American politician (b.1823)  

Jan 16   On this day in history wladyslaw Raczkiewicz, president of Poland (1939-40)  

Jan 17   British beat Mahdists at Battle of Abu Klea in the Sudan in the year 1885.  

Jan 17   Brits beat Mahdists at Battle of Abu Klea in Sudan on this day in history.  

Jan 17   On this day in history e Ball-Hennings, writer  

Jan 19   In the year 1885 battle at Abu Klea Sudan 800-1000 killed  

Jan 19   On this day in history battle at Abu Klea Sudan: 800-1000 killed  

Jan 19   In the year 1885 fred Burnaby, English colonel/balloon pioneer, dies in battle  

Jan 21   In the year 1885 huddie Ledbetter, "Leadbelly", blues singer [or 12/1/89, 1/29/89]  

Jan 23   On this day in history boleslaw Wallek-Walewski, composer  

Jan 24   Martin R Delany, politician & black nationalist, dies at 72 in the year 1885.  

Jan 24   On this day in history the CPR telegraph reaches the Pacific from Halifax; now operating from coast to coast.  

Jan 25   A J Else Mauhs, German/Dutch actress (Eline Vere, L'aiglon) on this day in history.  

Jan 25   Vincent d'Indy's "Saugefleurie," premieres on this day in history.  

Jan 26   On this day in history charles George Gordon, Brit gov-gen (Sudan), executed at 51  

Jan 26   Muhammad Ahmed ("Mahdi") rebels conquer Khartoum in the year 1885.  

Jan 27   On this day in history jerome Kern, NYC, Broadway composer (Showboat, Roberta)  

Jan 30   In the year 1885 john Henry Towers, aviator/naval hero  

Feb 01   In the year 1885 camille Chautemps, premier France  

Feb 02   Aldo Palazzeschi, [Giurlani], Italian writer (I cavalli bianchi) on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1885

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   Roland Diggle, composer was born in the year 1885.  

Jan 02   Johannes Ringers, Dutch water engineer (dikes) was born in the year 1885.  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of humbert Wolfe, Italian-British poet (d. 1940)  

Jan 08   John Curtin, Victoria, Australian PM (Labor, 1941-45) was born in the year 1885.  

Jan 08   On this day in history birth of a. J. Muste, Dutch pacifist and activist (d. 1967)  

Jan 11   On this day in history birth of alice Paul, ERA advocate/founder (National Woman's Party)  

Jan 11   Jack Hoxie, American actor, rodeo performer (d. 1965) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 13   On this day in history birth of alfred Fuller, CEO (Fuller Brush Man)  

Famous Deaths In 1885

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 04   Eduard Yosif Kotek, composer, dies at 29 on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Peter C Asbjornsen, Norwegian fairy tale writer, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

Jan 13   In the year 1885 death of schuyler Colfax,American politician (b.1823)  

Jan 19   Fred Burnaby, English colonel/balloon pioneer, dies in battle in the year 1885.  

Jan 24   Martin R Delany, politician & black nationalist, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

Jan 26   Charles George Gordon, Brit gov-gen (Sudan), executed at 51 died in the year 1885.  

Feb 14   In the year 1885 death of jules Vallès, French writer (b. 1832)  

Feb 15   Leopold Damrosch, composer, dies at 52 on this day in history.