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Historical Events In 1885

Tuesday, 28 January 2020

Feb 04   On this day in history cairine Ray Wilson, Montreal, 1st female Canadian senator (appointed)  

Feb 05   In the year 1885 news of fall of Khartoum reaches London  

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

Feb 08   Edith Evans, London England, actress (Tom Jones, David Copperfield) on this day in history.  

Feb 09   1st Japanese arrive in Hawaii on this day in history.  

Feb 09   Alban Maria Johannes Berg, Vienna Austria, a Lulu of a composer! on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history licinio Refice, composer  

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

Feb 15   Leopold Damrosch, composer, dies at 52 on this day in history.  

Feb 15   On this day in history richard Wurz, composer  

Feb 17   Bismarck gives Carl Peters' firm management of East-Africa in the year 1885.  

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

Feb 18   In the year 1885 mark Twain's "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn," published  

Feb 21   In the year 1885 sacha Guitry, France, actor/playwright (Story of a Cheat)  

Feb 21   The Washington Monument is dedicated on this day in history.  

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

Feb 24   In the year 1885 bert Lytell, NYC, actor (Henry-One Man's Family)  

Feb 24   On this day in history the birth of Chester Nimitz, United States navy admiral  

Feb 25   US Congress condemns barbed wire around government grounds on this day in history.  

Feb 25   In the year 1885 uS Congress condemns barbed wire around govt grounds  

Feb 26   In the year 1885 congress of Berlin, gives Congo to Belgium & Nigeria to England  

Feb 26   In the year 1885 lili Green, [Alice Sally Mary], Neth/Eng dancer  

Mar 01   On this day in history lionel Atwill, English/US actor (Mystery of the Wax Museum)  

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

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

Mar 03   In the year 1885 congress passes Indian Appropriations Act (Indians wards of federal government)  

Mar 03   On this day in history uS Post Office offers special delivery for 1st-class mail  

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

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

Mar 04   Grover Cleveland inaugrated as first Democratic President since Civil War on this day in history.  

Mar 04   Willem H Winkel, Dutch physician/founder (Red Cross of Curacao) on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1885 birth of roland Diggle, composer  

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

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

Jan 08   On this day in history birth of john Curtin, Victoria, Australian PM (Labor, 1941-45)  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 11   Jack Hoxie, American actor, rodeo performer (d. 1965) was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1885 peter C Asbjornsen, Norwegian fairy tale writer, dies at 72  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 26   Charles George Gordon, Brit gov-gen (Sudan), executed at 51 died in the year 1885.  

Feb 14   Jules Vall├Ęs, French writer (b. 1832) died in the year 1885.  

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

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