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Historical Events In 1885

Monday, 15 July 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   On this day in history opera "El Cid" premieres (Paris)  

Nov 30   On this day in history the opera "Le Cid" is produced (Paris)  

Dec 01   Guy de Lioncourt, composer in the year 1885.  

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   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   In the year 1885 janos Hammerschlag, composer  

Dec 17   France declares Madagascar a protectorate in the year 1885.  

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

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

Dec 22   In the year 1885 pope Leo XIII proclaims extraordinary jubilee  

Dec 24   Arthur Dolphin, cricketer (Yorkshire & England keeper, later Test ump) in the year 1885.  

Dec 24   On this day in history louis-Prosper Gachard, Belgian historian, dies at 85  

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 in the year 1885.  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of johannes Ringers, Dutch water engineer (dikes)  

Jan 05   Humbert Wolfe, Italian-British poet (d. 1940) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 08   John Curtin, Victoria, Australian PM (Labor, 1941-45) was born in the year 1885.  

Jan 08   In the year 1885 birth of a. J. Muste, Dutch pacifist and activist (d. 1967)  

Jan 11   Alice Paul, ERA advocate/founder (National Woman's Party) was born in the year 1885.  

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 in the year 1885.  

Famous Deaths In 1885

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 04   On this day in history eduard Yosif Kotek, composer, dies at 29  

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   On this day in history fred Burnaby, English colonel/balloon pioneer, dies in battle  

Jan 24   Martin R Delany, politician & black nationalist, dies at 72 in the year 1885.  

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

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