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Historical Events Happened In 1885

Sunday, 29 May 2016

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   On this day in history general Wolseley receives last distress signal of General Gordon in Khartoum  

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

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

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

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

Jan 16   Wladyslaw Raczkiewicz, president of Poland (1939-40) on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history e Ball-Hennings, writer  

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 in the year 1885.  

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

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

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

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

Jan 26   On this day in history charles George Gordon, Brit gov-gen (Sudan), executed at 51  

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

Feb 01   In the year 1885 camille Chautemps, premier France  

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

Jan 05   Humbert Wolfe, Italian-British poet (d. 1940) was born in the year 1885.  

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

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   Jack Hoxie, American actor, rodeo performer (d. 1965) was born in the year 1885.  

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

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

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

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

Jan 26   In the year 1885 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  

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