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Historical Events In 1885

Sunday, 26 May 2019

Jan 01   Roland Diggle, composer on this day in history.  

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

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) in the year 1885.  

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   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   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   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   In the year 1885 alfred Fuller, CEO (Fuller Brush Man)  

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 in the year 1885.  

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

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

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

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   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   In the year 1885 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   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) in the year 1885.  

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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   In the year 1885 birth of john Curtin, Victoria, Australian PM (Labor, 1941-45)  

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

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

Jan 11   On this day in history birth of jack Hoxie, American actor, rodeo performer (d. 1965)  

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

Jan 13   Schuyler Colfax,American politician (b.1823) died in the year 1885.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Feb 15   In the year 1885 leopold Damrosch, composer, dies at 52  

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