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Historical Events In 1885

Saturday, 08 May 2021

Nov 27   On this day in history earliest photograph of a meteor shower made  

Nov 27   Rudolph Reti, composer in the year 1885.  

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

Dec 01   On this day in history guy de Lioncourt, composer  

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

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) in the year 1885.  

Dec 05   On this day in history dirk H W Filarski, Dutch painter/lithographer (Bergense School)  

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

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

Dec 10   In the year 1885 janos Hammerschlag, composer  

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

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

Dec 22   In the year 1885 joseph Deems Taylor, NYC, composer (Peter Ibbetson)  

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 in the year 1885.  

Dec 29   Gottlieb Daimler patents 1st bike (Germany) on this day in history.  

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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   Humbert Wolfe, Italian-British poet (d. 1940) was born in the year 1885.  

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 in the year 1885.  

Jan 11   In the year 1885 birth of alice Paul, ERA advocate/founder (National Woman's Party)  

Jan 11   In the year 1885 birth of jack Hoxie, American actor, rodeo performer (d. 1965)  

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   Peter C Asbjornsen, Norwegian fairy tale writer, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

Jan 13   Schuyler Colfax,American politician (b.1823) died on this day in history.  

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

Feb 15   On this day in history leopold Damrosch, composer, dies at 52  

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