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Historical Events In 1885

Friday, 17 January 2020

Nov 27   Rudolph Reti, composer in the year 1885.  

Nov 30   Albrecht (von) Kesselring, German fieldmarshal (Poland/Netherland) on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Dec 02   On this day in history 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   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   In the year 1885 janos Hammerschlag, composer  

Dec 17   In the year 1885 france declares Madagascar a protectorate  

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) in the year 1885.  

Dec 22   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 02   In the year 1885 birth of johannes Ringers, Dutch water engineer (dikes)  

Jan 05   In the year 1885 birth of humbert Wolfe, Italian-British poet (d. 1940)  

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

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

Jan 24   In the year 1885 martin R Delany, politician & black nationalist, dies at 72  

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   On this day in history leopold Damrosch, composer, dies at 52  

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