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Historical Events In 1885

Monday, 10 August 2020

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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history an appendix is successfuly removed for the first time in Iowa, USA  

Jan 04   On this day in history dr W W Grant of Iowa, performs 1st appendectomy (on Mary Gartside, 22)  

Jan 04   On this day in history dr W W Grant of Iowa, performs first appendectomy (on Mary Gartside, 22)  

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

Jan 04   In the year 1885 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   In the year 1885 john Curtin, Victoria, Australian PM (Labor, 1941-45)  

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

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

Jan 17   On this day in history 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   Battle at Abu Klea Sudan: 800-1000 killed in the year 1885.  

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 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   On this day in history a J Else Mauhs, German/Dutch actress (Eline Vere, L'aiglon)  

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   Jerome Kern, NYC, Broadway composer (Showboat, Roberta) in the year 1885.  

Jan 30   John Henry Towers, aviator/naval hero in the year 1885.  

Feb 01   On this day in history 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   In the year 1885 birth of johannes Ringers, Dutch water engineer (dikes)  

Jan 05   Humbert Wolfe, Italian-British poet (d. 1940) was born on this day in history.  

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

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   In the year 1885 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   On this day in history death of schuyler Colfax,American politician (b.1823)  

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   In the year 1885 death of charles George Gordon, Brit gov-gen (Sudan), executed at 51  

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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