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Historical Events For 1885

Monday, 24 April 2017

Jan 01   Roland Diggle, composer in the year 1885.  

Jan 02   On this day in history gen Wolseley receives last distress signal of Gen Gordon in Khartoum  

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   On this day in history an appendix is successfuly removed for the first time in Iowa, USA  

Jan 04   Dr W W Grant of Iowa, performs 1st appendectomy (on Mary Gartside, 22) on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history 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.  

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Jan 08   In the year 1885 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   In the year 1885 alfred Fuller, CEO (Fuller Brush Man)  

Jan 13   On this day in history schuyler Colfax,American politician (b.1823)  

Jan 16   In the year 1885 wladyslaw Raczkiewicz, president of Poland (1939-40)  

Jan 17   In the year 1885 british beat Mahdists at Battle of Abu Klea in the Sudan  

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

Jan 17   E Ball-Hennings, writer in the year 1885.  

Jan 19   Battle at Abu Klea Sudan 800-1000 killed on this day in history.  

Jan 19   Battle at Abu Klea Sudan: 800-1000 killed on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 26   In the year 1885 muhammad Ahmed ("Mahdi") rebels conquer Khartoum  

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) in the year 1885.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1885

Famous People Born In This Year In History

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

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

Jan 05   In the year 1885 birth of humbert Wolfe, Italian-British poet (d. 1940)  

Jan 08   In the year 1885 birth of john Curtin, Victoria, Australian PM (Labor, 1941-45)  

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

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

Jan 11   On this day in history birth of jack Hoxie, American actor, rodeo performer (d. 1965)  

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

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   On this day in history peter C Asbjornsen, Norwegian fairy tale writer, dies at 72  

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

Jan 19   In the year 1885 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   Jules Vallès, French writer (b. 1832) died in the year 1885.  

Feb 15   In the year 1885 leopold Damrosch, composer, dies at 52  

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