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Historical Events In 1885

Friday, 22 March 2019

Jan 01   Roland Diggle, composer in the year 1885.  

Jan 02   Gen Wolseley receives last distress signal of Gen Gordon in Khartoum on this day in history.  

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) on this day in history.  

Jan 04   An appendix is successfuly removed for the first time in Iowa, USA on this day in history.  

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

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 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) on this day in history.  

Jan 11   Henrik Ibsen's "Vildauden," premieres in Oslo in the year 1885.  

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   Wladyslaw Raczkiewicz, president of Poland (1939-40) in the year 1885.  

Jan 17   British beat Mahdists at Battle of Abu Klea in the Sudan in the year 1885.  

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

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

Jan 19   In the year 1885 fred Burnaby, English colonel/balloon pioneer, dies in battle  

Jan 21   In the year 1885 huddie Ledbetter, "Leadbelly", blues singer [or 12/1/89, 1/29/89]  

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

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   On this day in history a J Else Mauhs, German/Dutch actress (Eline Vere, L'aiglon)  

Jan 25   In the year 1885 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   Jerome Kern, NYC, Broadway composer (Showboat, Roberta) in the year 1885.  

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

Feb 01   In the year 1885 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   Roland Diggle, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Johannes Ringers, Dutch water engineer (dikes) was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1885.  

Jan 11   Jack Hoxie, American actor, rodeo performer (d. 1965) was born on this day in history.  

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   Eduard Yosif Kotek, composer, dies at 29 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1885 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 on this day in history.  

Feb 14   In the year 1885 death of jules Vall├Ęs, French writer (b. 1832)  

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

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