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Historical Events In 1885

Tuesday, 31 March 2020

Nov 27   Rudolph Reti, composer on this day in history.  

Nov 30   Albrecht (von) Kesselring, German fieldmarshal (Poland/Netherland) in the year 1885.  

Nov 30   On this day in history opera "El Cid" premieres (Paris)  

Nov 30   In the year 1885 the opera "Le Cid" is produced (Paris)  

Dec 01   Guy de Lioncourt, composer in the year 1885.  

Dec 02   In the year 1885 george Minot, US, physician, worked on anemia (Nobel 1934)  

Dec 02   Opera "Regina di Saba," premieres in Vienna on this day in history.  

Dec 03   On this day in history marchien Zwitsers, farmer in Lutten (died at 109 years old)  

Dec 05   On this day in history dirk H W Filarski, Dutch painter/lithographer (Bergense School)  

Dec 06   Albrecht Schaeffer, German writer (The General) on this day in history.  

Dec 07   49th Congress (1885-87) convenes on this day in history.  

Dec 10   On this day in history janos Hammerschlag, composer  

Dec 17   In the year 1885 france declares Madagascar a protectorate  

Dec 19   In the year 1885 f S Flint, London England, translator/poet (imagist movement)  

Dec 22   Joseph Deems Taylor, NYC, composer (Peter Ibbetson) on this day in history.  

Dec 22   Pope Leo XIII proclaims extraordinary jubilee in the year 1885.  

Dec 24   Arthur Dolphin, cricketer (Yorkshire & England keeper, later Test ump) in the year 1885.  

Dec 24   Louis-Prosper Gachard, Belgian historian, dies at 85 in the year 1885.  

Dec 29   On this day in history gottlieb Daimler patents 1st bike (Germany)  

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Famous Birthdays In 1885

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1885 birth of roland Diggle, composer  

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

Jan 08   On this day in history 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   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 in the year 1885.  

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   In the year 1885 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   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 on this day in history.  

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

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