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Historical Events In 1885

Sunday, 28 February 2021

Nov 27   Earliest photograph of a meteor shower made on this day in history.  

Nov 27   In the year 1885 rudolph Reti, composer  

Nov 30   On this day in history albrecht (von) Kesselring, German fieldmarshal (Poland/Netherland)  

Nov 30   Opera "El Cid" premieres (Paris) on this day in history.  

Nov 30   The opera "Le Cid" is produced (Paris) on this day in history.  

Dec 01   Guy de Lioncourt, composer on this day in history.  

Dec 02   George Minot, US, physician, worked on anemia (Nobel 1934) on this day in history.  

Dec 02   Opera "Regina di Saba," premieres in Vienna in the year 1885.  

Dec 03   Marchien Zwitsers, farmer in Lutten (died at 109 years old) on this day in history.  

Dec 05   Dirk H W Filarski, Dutch painter/lithographer (Bergense School) in the year 1885.  

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

Dec 07   In the year 1885 49th Congress (1885-87) convenes  

Dec 10   Janos Hammerschlag, composer in the year 1885.  

Dec 17   France declares Madagascar a protectorate in the year 1885.  

Dec 19   On this day in history f S Flint, London England, translator/poet (imagist movement)  

Dec 22   On this day in history joseph Deems Taylor, NYC, composer (Peter Ibbetson)  

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

Dec 24   Arthur Dolphin, cricketer (Yorkshire & England keeper, later Test ump) on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history birth of roland Diggle, composer  

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

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

Jan 11   Jack Hoxie, American actor, rodeo performer (d. 1965) was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1885 eduard Yosif Kotek, composer, dies at 29  

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

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

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 in the year 1885.  

Jan 26   Charles George Gordon, Brit gov-gen (Sudan), executed at 51 died on this day in history.  

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

Feb 15   In the year 1885 leopold Damrosch, composer, dies at 52  

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