Historical Events In 1885
Friday, 16 November 2018
Feb 04 In the year 1885 cairine Ray Wilson, Montreal, 1st female Canadian senator (appointed)
Feb 05 In the year 1885 news of fall of Khartoum reaches London
Feb 07 In the year 1885 sinclair Lewis, novelist/social critic (Main Street, Nobel 1930)
Feb 08 On this day in history edith Evans, London England, actress (Tom Jones, David Copperfield)
Feb 09 1st Japanese arrive in Hawaii in the year 1885.
Feb 09 On this day in history alban Maria Johannes Berg, Vienna Austria, a Lulu of a composer!
Feb 09 On this day in history the first Japanese arrive in Hawaii
Feb 12 Carl Peters founds German East-Africa Society in the year 1885.
Feb 12 Licinio Refice, composer on this day in history.
Feb 13 On this day in history elizabeth Virginia "Bess" Truman, 1st lady (1945-52)
Feb 15 On this day in history leopold Damrosch, composer, dies at 52
Feb 15 In the year 1885 richard Wurz, composer
Feb 17 In the year 1885 bismarck gives Carl Peters' firm management of East-Africa
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 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 Bert Lytell, NYC, actor (Henry-One Man's Family) in the year 1885.
Feb 24 The birth of Chester Nimitz, United States navy admiral on this day in history.
Feb 25 In the year 1885 uS Congress condemns barbed wire around government grounds
Feb 25 US Congress condemns barbed wire around govt grounds in the year 1885.
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 In the year 1885 lionel Atwill, English/US actor (Mystery of the Wax Museum)
Mar 03 1st US state (Calif) establishes a permanent forest commission in the year 1885.
Mar 03 On this day in history american Telephone & Telegraph (AT&T) incorporates
Mar 03 Congress passes Indian Appropriations Act (Indians wards of federal government) in the year 1885.
Mar 03 On this day in history uS Post Office offers special delivery for 1st-class mail
Mar 03 In the year 1885 uS state (California) establishes a permanent forest commission
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 On this day in history willem H Winkel, Dutch physician/founder (Red Cross of Curacao)
Mar 06 On this day in history ringgold "Ring" Lardner, US sports writer (You Know Me Al)