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Historical Events Happened In 1885

Friday, 06 March 2015

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

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

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

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

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

Jan 04   In the year 1885 eduard Yosif Kotek, composer, dies at 29  

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 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   On this day in history henrik Ibsen's "Vildauden," premieres in Oslo  

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

Jan 13   Schuyler Colfax,American politician (b.1823) on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 21   Huddie Ledbetter, "Leadbelly", blues singer [or 12/1/89, 1/29/89] on this day in history.  

Jan 23   In the year 1885 boleslaw Wallek-Walewski, composer  

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

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

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

Jan 25   In the year 1885 vincent d'Indy's "Saugefleurie," premieres  

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   In the year 1885 jerome Kern, NYC, Broadway composer (Showboat, Roberta)  

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

Feb 01   Camille Chautemps, premier France on this day in history.  

Feb 02   On this day in history aldo Palazzeschi, [Giurlani], Italian writer (I cavalli bianchi)  

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Famous Birthdays In 1885

Famous People Born In This Year In History

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

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

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

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

Jan 11   In the year 1885 birth of jack Hoxie, American actor, rodeo performer (d. 1965)  

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   On this day in history eduard Yosif Kotek, composer, dies at 29  

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

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

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