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Historical Events In 1885

Thursday, 17 January 2019

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   In the year 1885 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) 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   Eduard Yosif Kotek, composer, dies at 29 on this day in history.  

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) on this day in history.  

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

Jan 11   On this day in history 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   Wladyslaw Raczkiewicz, president of Poland (1939-40) in the year 1885.  

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   On this day in history e Ball-Hennings, writer  

Jan 19   On this day in history battle at Abu Klea Sudan 800-1000 killed  

Jan 19   On this day in history battle at Abu Klea Sudan: 800-1000 killed  

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   On this day in history boleslaw Wallek-Walewski, composer  

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

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) in the year 1885.  

Jan 25   Vincent d'Indy's "Saugefleurie," premieres on this day in history.  

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   Jerome Kern, NYC, Broadway composer (Showboat, Roberta) on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1885 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 in the year 1885.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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 in the year 1885.  

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   In the year 1885 martin R Delany, politician & black nationalist, dies at 72  

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 Vall├Ęs, French writer (b. 1832)  

Feb 15   Leopold Damrosch, composer, dies at 52 in the year 1885.  

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