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Historical Events Happened In 1885

Friday, 19 December 2014

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   Johannes Ringers, Dutch water engineer (dikes) in the year 1885.  

Jan 04   An appendix is successfuly removed for the first time in Iowa, USA in the year 1885.  

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   In the year 1885 the first appendectomy is performed by Dr. William W. Grant of Davenport, Iowa.  

Jan 06   On this day in history peter C Asbjornsen, Norwegian fairy tale writer, dies at 72  

Jan 08   John Curtin, Victoria, Australian PM (Labor, 1941-45) on this day in history.  

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

Jan 11   Henrik Ibsen's "Vildauden," premieres in Oslo on this day in history.  

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

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

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   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] in the year 1885.  

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

Jan 24   Martin R Delany, politician & black nationalist, dies at 72 in the year 1885.  

Jan 24   In the year 1885 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 in the year 1885.  

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

Jan 26   On this day in history muhammad Ahmed ("Mahdi") rebels conquer Khartoum  

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

Jan 30   On this day in history john Henry Towers, aviator/naval hero  

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

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

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of johannes Ringers, Dutch water engineer (dikes)  

Jan 05   Humbert Wolfe, Italian-British poet (d. 1940) was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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   On this day in history death of jules Vallès, French writer (b. 1832)  

Feb 15   On this day in history leopold Damrosch, composer, dies at 52