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Historical Events In 1885

Saturday, 21 September 2019

Jan 01   On this day in history roland Diggle, composer  

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 in the year 1885.  

Jan 02   Johannes Ringers, Dutch water engineer (dikes) in the year 1885.  

Jan 04   In the year 1885 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) on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Eduard Yosif Kotek, composer, dies at 29 in the year 1885.  

Jan 04   The first appendectomy is performed by Dr. William W. Grant of Davenport, Iowa in the year 1885.  

Jan 06   Peter C Asbjornsen, Norwegian fairy tale writer, dies at 72 in the year 1885.  

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

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 17   In the year 1885 e Ball-Hennings, writer  

Jan 19   Battle at Abu Klea Sudan 800-1000 killed in the year 1885.  

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

Jan 24   On this day in history the CPR telegraph reaches the Pacific from Halifax; now operating from coast to coast.  

Jan 25   On this day in history 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   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   In the year 1885 jerome Kern, NYC, Broadway composer (Showboat, Roberta)  

Jan 30   In the year 1885 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   On this day in history birth of roland Diggle, composer  

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 in the year 1885.  

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 in the year 1885.  

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 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   Peter C Asbjornsen, Norwegian fairy tale writer, dies at 72 in the year 1885.  

Jan 13   On this day in history 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   Martin R Delany, politician & black nationalist, dies at 72 in the year 1885.  

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

Feb 14   Jules Vall├Ęs, French writer (b. 1832) died in the year 1885.  

Feb 15   Leopold Damrosch, composer, dies at 52 on this day in history.  

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