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Historical Events In 1885

Thursday, 06 May 2021

Jan 01   On this day in history roland Diggle, composer  

Jan 02   Gen Wolseley receives last distress signal of Gen Gordon in Khartoum in the year 1885.  

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

Jan 04   On this day in history dr W W Grant of Iowa, performs 1st appendectomy (on Mary Gartside, 22)  

Jan 04   In the year 1885 dr W W Grant of Iowa, performs first appendectomy (on Mary Gartside, 22)  

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   In the year 1885 peter C Asbjornsen, Norwegian fairy tale writer, dies at 72  

Jan 08   On this day in history john Curtin, Victoria, Australian PM (Labor, 1941-45)  

Jan 11   On this day in history 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) on this day in history.  

Jan 13   Schuyler Colfax,American politician (b.1823) on this day in history.  

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

Jan 17   British beat Mahdists at Battle of Abu Klea in the Sudan on this day in history.  

Jan 17   In the year 1885 brits beat Mahdists at Battle of Abu Klea in Sudan  

Jan 17   E Ball-Hennings, writer in the year 1885.  

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   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   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 in the year 1885.  

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 in the year 1885.  

Jan 26   Muhammad Ahmed ("Mahdi") rebels conquer Khartoum in the year 1885.  

Jan 27   In the year 1885 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 in the year 1885.  

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   In the year 1885 birth of roland Diggle, composer  

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

Jan 05   In the year 1885 birth of humbert Wolfe, Italian-British poet (d. 1940)  

Jan 08   On this day in history 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   On this day in history birth of alice Paul, ERA advocate/founder (National Woman's Party)  

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

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

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 in the year 1885.  

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

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

Feb 14   Jules Vall├Ęs, French writer (b. 1832) died on this day in history.  

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

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