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Historical Events In 1885

Thursday, 23 May 2019

Nov 27   In the year 1885 rudolph Reti, composer  

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

Nov 30   Opera "El Cid" premieres (Paris) in the year 1885.  

Nov 30   The opera "Le Cid" is produced (Paris) in the year 1885.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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 in the year 1885.  

Dec 10   On this day in history janos Hammerschlag, composer  

Dec 17   On this day in history france declares Madagascar a protectorate  

Dec 19   In the year 1885 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   In the year 1885 arthur Dolphin, cricketer (Yorkshire & England keeper, later Test ump)  

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   Johannes Ringers, Dutch water engineer (dikes) was born in the year 1885.  

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

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 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   Jack Hoxie, American actor, rodeo performer (d. 1965) was born in the year 1885.  

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   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   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   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 in the year 1885.  

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

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