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Historical Events Happened In 1885

Tuesday, 30 August 2016

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 in the year 1885.  

Jan 02   On this day in history 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) 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   In the year 1885 eduard Yosif Kotek, composer, dies at 29  

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.  

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

Jan 11   In the year 1885 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   In the year 1885 schuyler Colfax,American politician (b.1823)  

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

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

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

Jan 17   In the year 1885 e Ball-Hennings, writer  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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) on this day in history.  

Jan 25   Vincent d'Indy's "Saugefleurie," premieres in the year 1885.  

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

Jan 26   Muhammad Ahmed ("Mahdi") rebels conquer Khartoum on this day in history.  

Jan 27   In the year 1885 jerome Kern, NYC, Broadway composer (Showboat, Roberta)  

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

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

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

Jan 08   In the year 1885 birth of a. J. Muste, Dutch pacifist and activist (d. 1967)  

Jan 11   In the year 1885 birth of alice Paul, ERA advocate/founder (National Woman's Party)  

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

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

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

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