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Historical Events In 1885

Tuesday, 22 January 2019

Nov 27   Rudolph Reti, composer in the year 1885.  

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

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   On this day in history guy de Lioncourt, composer  

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) in the year 1885.  

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

Dec 10   In the year 1885 janos Hammerschlag, composer  

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

Dec 22   Pope Leo XIII proclaims extraordinary jubilee on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Dec 29   In the year 1885 gottlieb Daimler patents 1st bike (Germany)  

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

Jan 05   In the year 1885 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   A. J. Muste, Dutch pacifist and activist (d. 1967) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 19   In the year 1885 fred Burnaby, English colonel/balloon pioneer, dies in battle  

Jan 24   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Feb 15   Leopold Damrosch, composer, dies at 52 in the year 1885.  

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