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Historical Events In 1885

Friday, 15 November 2019

Jan 01   On this day in history roland Diggle, composer  

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

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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 06   On this day in history peter C Asbjornsen, Norwegian fairy tale writer, dies at 72  

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

Jan 13   In the year 1885 alfred Fuller, CEO (Fuller Brush Man)  

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

Jan 16   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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   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] on this day in history.  

Jan 23   On this day in history boleslaw Wallek-Walewski, composer  

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

Jan 24   In the year 1885 the CPR telegraph reaches the Pacific from Halifax; now operating from coast to coast.  

Jan 25   A J Else Mauhs, German/Dutch actress (Eline Vere, L'aiglon) on this day in history.  

Jan 25   In the year 1885 vincent d'Indy's "Saugefleurie," premieres  

Jan 26   In the year 1885 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   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   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 in the year 1885.  

Jan 08   John Curtin, Victoria, Australian PM (Labor, 1941-45) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 08   A. J. Muste, Dutch pacifist and activist (d. 1967) was born on this day in history.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1885.  

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

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

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