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Historical Events In 1885

Monday, 26 July 2021

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

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

Jan 02   In the year 1885 general Wolseley receives last distress signal of General Gordon in Khartoum  

Jan 02   On this day in history 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   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) on this day in history.  

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

Jan 11   In the year 1885 henrik Ibsen's "Vildauden," premieres in Oslo  

Jan 13   On this day in history alfred Fuller, CEO (Fuller Brush Man)  

Jan 13   On this day in history schuyler Colfax,American politician (b.1823)  

Jan 16   In the year 1885 wladyslaw Raczkiewicz, president of Poland (1939-40)  

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

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

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

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

Jan 19   Battle at Abu Klea Sudan: 800-1000 killed on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 24   Martin R Delany, politician & black nationalist, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

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) in the year 1885.  

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   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   In the year 1885 john Henry Towers, aviator/naval hero  

Feb 01   In the year 1885 camille Chautemps, premier France  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 02   In the year 1885 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   A. J. Muste, Dutch pacifist and activist (d. 1967) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 11   In the year 1885 birth of jack Hoxie, American actor, rodeo performer (d. 1965)  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

Feb 14   On this day in history death of jules Vall├Ęs, French writer (b. 1832)  

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

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