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Historical Events Happened In 1885

Saturday, 01 August 2015

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

Jan 04   The first appendectomy is performed by Dr. William W. Grant of Davenport, Iowa on this day in history.  

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

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) in the year 1885.  

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

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

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

Jan 16   In the year 1885 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   In the year 1885 brits beat Mahdists at Battle of Abu Klea in Sudan  

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

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

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   Huddie Ledbetter, "Leadbelly", blues singer [or 12/1/89, 1/29/89] in the year 1885.  

Jan 23   Boleslaw Wallek-Walewski, composer on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history vincent d'Indy's "Saugefleurie," premieres  

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

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

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

Jan 30   John Henry Towers, aviator/naval hero on this day in history.  

Feb 01   On this day in history camille Chautemps, premier France  

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   On this day in history birth of roland Diggle, composer  

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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1885 birth of jack Hoxie, American actor, rodeo performer (d. 1965)  

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

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

Jan 13   On this day in history 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   In the year 1885 martin R Delany, politician & black nationalist, dies at 72  

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   On this day in history leopold Damrosch, composer, dies at 52  

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