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Historical Events In 1885

Wednesday, 12 August 2020

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

Nov 27   On this day in history rudolph Reti, composer  

Nov 30   In the year 1885 albrecht (von) Kesselring, German fieldmarshal (Poland/Netherland)  

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

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

Dec 02   In the year 1885 opera "Regina di Saba," premieres in Vienna  

Dec 03   In the year 1885 marchien Zwitsers, farmer in Lutten (died at 109 years old)  

Dec 05   Dirk H W Filarski, Dutch painter/lithographer (Bergense School) on this day in history.  

Dec 06   On this day in history albrecht Schaeffer, German writer (The General)  

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

Dec 10   Janos Hammerschlag, composer on this day in history.  

Dec 17   In the year 1885 france declares Madagascar a protectorate  

Dec 19   F S Flint, London England, translator/poet (imagist movement) in the year 1885.  

Dec 22   Joseph Deems Taylor, NYC, composer (Peter Ibbetson) in the year 1885.  

Dec 22   In the year 1885 pope Leo XIII proclaims extraordinary jubilee  

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 on this day in history.  

Dec 29   Gottlieb Daimler patents 1st bike (Germany) 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 in the year 1885.  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of johannes Ringers, Dutch water engineer (dikes)  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of humbert Wolfe, Italian-British poet (d. 1940)  

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   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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1885.  

Jan 06   In the year 1885 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 in the year 1885.  

Jan 24   Martin R Delany, politician & black nationalist, dies at 72 in the year 1885.  

Jan 26   On this day in history 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 in the year 1885.  

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