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Historical Events In 1885

Monday, 18 March 2019

Feb 04   Cairine Ray Wilson, Montreal, 1st female Canadian senator (appointed) on this day in history.  

Feb 05   On this day in history news of fall of Khartoum reaches London  

Feb 07   Sinclair Lewis, novelist/social critic (Main Street, Nobel 1930) in the year 1885.  

Feb 08   In the year 1885 edith Evans, London England, actress (Tom Jones, David Copperfield)  

Feb 09   On this day in history 1st Japanese arrive in Hawaii  

Feb 09   Alban Maria Johannes Berg, Vienna Austria, a Lulu of a composer! in the year 1885.  

Feb 09   In the year 1885 the first Japanese arrive in Hawaii  

Feb 12   Carl Peters founds German East-Africa Society on this day in history.  

Feb 12   In the year 1885 licinio Refice, composer  

Feb 13   In the year 1885 elizabeth Virginia "Bess" Truman, 1st lady (1945-52)  

Feb 15   In the year 1885 leopold Damrosch, composer, dies at 52  

Feb 15   Richard Wurz, composer on this day in history.  

Feb 17   Bismarck gives Carl Peters' firm management of East-Africa on this day in history.  

Feb 18   Charlotte Helen Sainton-Dolby, composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.  

Feb 18   Mark Twain's "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn," published in the year 1885.  

Feb 21   Sacha Guitry, France, actor/playwright (Story of a Cheat) in the year 1885.  

Feb 21   In the year 1885 the Washington Monument is dedicated.  

Feb 21   Washington Monument dedicated (Wash DC) in the year 1885.  

Feb 24   On this day in history bert Lytell, NYC, actor (Henry-One Man's Family)  

Feb 24   The birth of Chester Nimitz, United States navy admiral in the year 1885.  

Feb 25   US Congress condemns barbed wire around government grounds in the year 1885.  

Feb 25   US Congress condemns barbed wire around govt grounds in the year 1885.  

Feb 26   On this day in history congress of Berlin, gives Congo to Belgium & Nigeria to England  

Feb 26   On this day in history lili Green, [Alice Sally Mary], Neth/Eng dancer  

Mar 01   Lionel Atwill, English/US actor (Mystery of the Wax Museum) on this day in history.  

Mar 03   1st US state (Calif) establishes a permanent forest commission on this day in history.  

Mar 03   American Telephone & Telegraph (AT&T) incorporates on this day in history.  

Mar 03   Congress passes Indian Appropriations Act (Indians wards of federal government) in the year 1885.  

Mar 03   US Post Office offers special delivery for 1st-class mail in the year 1885.  

Mar 03   US state (California) establishes a permanent forest commission in the year 1885.  

Mar 04   On this day in history gilbert & Sullivan's opera "Mikado," premieres in London  

Mar 04   In the year 1885 grover Cleveland inaugrated as first Democratic President since Civil War  

Mar 04   On this day in history willem H Winkel, Dutch physician/founder (Red Cross of Curacao)  

Mar 06   Ringgold "Ring" Lardner, US sports writer (You Know Me Al) 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   In the year 1885 birth of johannes Ringers, Dutch water engineer (dikes)  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of humbert Wolfe, Italian-British poet (d. 1940)  

Jan 08   In the year 1885 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   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   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   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   Fred Burnaby, English colonel/balloon pioneer, dies in battle in the year 1885.  

Jan 24   Martin R Delany, politician & black nationalist, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1885 leopold Damrosch, composer, dies at 52  

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