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Historical Events In 1885

Friday, 22 March 2019

Nov 27   Rudolph Reti, composer in the year 1885.  

Nov 30   On this day in history albrecht (von) Kesselring, German fieldmarshal (Poland/Netherland)  

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   Guy de Lioncourt, composer on this day in history.  

Dec 02   In the year 1885 george Minot, US, physician, worked on anemia (Nobel 1934)  

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

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) on this day in history.  

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

Dec 10   Janos Hammerschlag, composer in the year 1885.  

Dec 17   In the year 1885 france declares Madagascar a protectorate  

Dec 19   F S Flint, London England, translator/poet (imagist movement) on this day in history.  

Dec 22   Joseph Deems Taylor, NYC, composer (Peter Ibbetson) on this day in history.  

Dec 22   On this day in history pope Leo XIII proclaims extraordinary jubilee  

Dec 24   On this day in history arthur Dolphin, cricketer (Yorkshire & England keeper, later Test ump)  

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   On this day in history birth of roland Diggle, composer  

Jan 02   Johannes Ringers, Dutch water engineer (dikes) was born in the year 1885.  

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 in the year 1885.  

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

Jan 19   Fred Burnaby, English colonel/balloon pioneer, dies in battle in the year 1885.  

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

Jan 26   Charles George Gordon, Brit gov-gen (Sudan), executed at 51 died on this day in history.  

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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