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Historical Events In 1885

Monday, 22 July 2019

Jan 01   Roland Diggle, composer in the year 1885.  

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   Johannes Ringers, Dutch water engineer (dikes) on this day in history.  

Jan 04   In the year 1885 an appendix is successfuly removed for the first time in Iowa, USA  

Jan 04   In the year 1885 dr W W Grant of Iowa, performs 1st appendectomy (on Mary Gartside, 22)  

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   On this day in history the first appendectomy is performed by Dr. William W. Grant of Davenport, Iowa.  

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

Jan 08   In the year 1885 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   On this day in history henrik Ibsen's "Vildauden," premieres in Oslo  

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

Jan 13   In the year 1885 schuyler Colfax,American politician (b.1823)  

Jan 16   On this day in history wladyslaw Raczkiewicz, president of Poland (1939-40)  

Jan 17   On this day in history british beat Mahdists at Battle of Abu Klea in the Sudan  

Jan 17   On this day in history brits beat Mahdists at Battle of Abu Klea in Sudan  

Jan 17   On this day in history e Ball-Hennings, writer  

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

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

Jan 19   On this day in history fred Burnaby, English colonel/balloon pioneer, dies in battle  

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   The CPR telegraph reaches the Pacific from Halifax; now operating from coast to coast on this day in history.  

Jan 25   A J Else Mauhs, German/Dutch actress (Eline Vere, L'aiglon) in the year 1885.  

Jan 25   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history birth of roland Diggle, composer  

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

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

Jan 11   Alice Paul, ERA advocate/founder (National Woman's Party) was born on this day in history.  

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

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

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 in the year 1885.  

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

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

Jan 24   In the year 1885 martin R Delany, politician & black nationalist, dies at 72  

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   On this day in history leopold Damrosch, composer, dies at 52  

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