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Historical Events In 1885

Friday, 24 May 2019

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

Feb 05   News of fall of Khartoum reaches London in the year 1885.  

Feb 07   In the year 1885 sinclair Lewis, novelist/social critic (Main Street, Nobel 1930)  

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

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

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   In the year 1885 licinio Refice, composer  

Feb 13   Elizabeth Virginia "Bess" Truman, 1st lady (1945-52) in the year 1885.  

Feb 15   Leopold Damrosch, composer, dies at 52 in the year 1885.  

Feb 15   In the year 1885 richard Wurz, composer  

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

Feb 18   In the year 1885 charlotte Helen Sainton-Dolby, composer, dies at 61  

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) on this day in history.  

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   Bert Lytell, NYC, actor (Henry-One Man's Family) in the year 1885.  

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   Lili Green, [Alice Sally Mary], Neth/Eng dancer in the year 1885.  

Mar 01   On this day in history 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   In the year 1885 congress passes Indian Appropriations Act (Indians wards of federal government)  

Mar 03   In the year 1885 uS Post Office offers special delivery for 1st-class mail  

Mar 03   On this day in history uS state (California) establishes a permanent forest commission  

Mar 04   In the year 1885 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   Willem H Winkel, Dutch physician/founder (Red Cross of Curacao) on this day in history.  

Mar 06   On this day in history ringgold "Ring" Lardner, US sports writer (You Know Me Al)  

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

Jan 05   Humbert Wolfe, Italian-British poet (d. 1940) was born in the year 1885.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 11   Jack Hoxie, American actor, rodeo performer (d. 1965) was born in the year 1885.  

Jan 13   On this day in history 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   In the year 1885 peter C Asbjornsen, Norwegian fairy tale writer, dies at 72  

Jan 13   Schuyler Colfax,American politician (b.1823) died on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1885.  

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 in the year 1885.  

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

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