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Historical Events Happened In 1885

Thursday, 03 September 2015

Jan 01   Roland Diggle, composer in the year 1885.  

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   On this day in history dr W W Grant of Iowa, performs 1st appendectomy (on Mary Gartside, 22)  

Jan 04   On this day in history dr W W Grant of Iowa, performs first appendectomy (on Mary Gartside, 22)  

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

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

Jan 06   Peter C Asbjornsen, Norwegian fairy tale writer, dies at 72 in the year 1885.  

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

Jan 11   Alice Paul, ERA advocate/founder (National Woman's Party) on this day in history.  

Jan 11   In the year 1885 henrik Ibsen's "Vildauden," premieres in Oslo  

Jan 13   Alfred Fuller, CEO (Fuller Brush Man) on this day in history.  

Jan 13   Schuyler Colfax,American politician (b.1823) in the year 1885.  

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

Jan 17   On this day in history british beat Mahdists at Battle of Abu Klea in the Sudan  

Jan 17   On this day in history brits beat Mahdists at Battle of Abu Klea in Sudan  

Jan 17   E Ball-Hennings, writer on this day in history.  

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

Jan 19   Battle at Abu Klea Sudan: 800-1000 killed in the year 1885.  

Jan 19   Fred Burnaby, English colonel/balloon pioneer, dies in battle on this day in history.  

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

Jan 23   Boleslaw Wallek-Walewski, composer in the year 1885.  

Jan 24   In the year 1885 martin R Delany, politician & black nationalist, dies at 72  

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

Jan 25   In the year 1885 a J Else Mauhs, German/Dutch actress (Eline Vere, L'aiglon)  

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

Jan 26   In the year 1885 charles George Gordon, Brit gov-gen (Sudan), executed at 51  

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

Jan 27   Jerome Kern, NYC, Broadway composer (Showboat, Roberta) on this day in history.  

Jan 30   John Henry Towers, aviator/naval hero in the year 1885.  

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 People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of roland Diggle, composer  

Jan 02   Johannes Ringers, Dutch water engineer (dikes) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Humbert Wolfe, Italian-British poet (d. 1940) was born in the year 1885.  

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

Jan 08   A. J. Muste, Dutch pacifist and activist (d. 1967) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 11   Alice Paul, ERA advocate/founder (National Woman's Party) was born in the year 1885.  

Jan 11   Jack Hoxie, American actor, rodeo performer (d. 1965) was born in the year 1885.  

Jan 13   In the year 1885 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 in the year 1885.  

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

Jan 13   Schuyler Colfax,American politician (b.1823) died in the year 1885.  

Jan 19   On this day in history fred Burnaby, English colonel/balloon pioneer, dies in battle  

Jan 24   On this day in history martin R Delany, politician & black nationalist, dies at 72  

Jan 26   Charles George Gordon, Brit gov-gen (Sudan), executed at 51 died on this day in history.  

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.  

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