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Historical Events In 1885

Saturday, 31 October 2020

Nov 27   Earliest photograph of a meteor shower made in the year 1885.  

Nov 27   Rudolph Reti, composer on this day in history.  

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

Dec 06   In the year 1885 albrecht Schaeffer, German writer (The General)  

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

Dec 10   Janos Hammerschlag, composer on this day in history.  

Dec 17   France declares Madagascar a protectorate on this day in history.  

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) on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Dec 29   On this day in history gottlieb Daimler patents 1st bike (Germany)  

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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   Johannes Ringers, Dutch water engineer (dikes) was born on this day in history.  

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

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   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 on this day in history.  

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   Schuyler Colfax,American politician (b.1823) died in the year 1885.  

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   On this day in history 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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