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Historical Events In 1885

Thursday, 01 October 2020

Feb 04   In the year 1885 cairine Ray Wilson, Montreal, 1st female Canadian senator (appointed)  

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

Feb 07   On this day in history sinclair Lewis, novelist/social critic (Main Street, Nobel 1930)  

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! on this day in history.  

Feb 09   On this day in history the first Japanese arrive in Hawaii  

Feb 12   In the year 1885 carl Peters founds German East-Africa Society  

Feb 12   Licinio Refice, composer on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history richard Wurz, composer  

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

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

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

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

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

Feb 21   Washington Monument dedicated (Wash DC) on this day in history.  

Feb 24   Bert Lytell, NYC, actor (Henry-One Man's Family) in the year 1885.  

Feb 24   In the year 1885 the birth of Chester Nimitz, United States navy admiral  

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

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

Feb 26   Congress of Berlin, gives Congo to Belgium & Nigeria to England on this day in history.  

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

Mar 01   Lionel Atwill, English/US actor (Mystery of the Wax Museum) in the year 1885.  

Mar 03   1st US state (Calif) establishes a permanent forest commission in the year 1885.  

Mar 03   In the year 1885 american Telephone & Telegraph (AT&T) incorporates  

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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history grover Cleveland inaugrated as first Democratic President since Civil War  

Mar 04   In the year 1885 willem H Winkel, Dutch physician/founder (Red Cross of Curacao)  

Mar 06   Ringgold "Ring" Lardner, US sports writer (You Know Me Al) in the year 1885.  

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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   On this day in history birth of johannes Ringers, Dutch water engineer (dikes)  

Jan 05   In the year 1885 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   On this day in history birth of a. J. Muste, Dutch pacifist and activist (d. 1967)  

Jan 11   On this day in history birth of alice Paul, ERA advocate/founder (National Woman's Party)  

Jan 11   On this day in history birth of jack Hoxie, American actor, rodeo performer (d. 1965)  

Jan 13   Alfred Fuller, CEO (Fuller Brush Man) was born in the year 1885.  

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   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   On this day in history fred Burnaby, English colonel/balloon pioneer, dies in battle  

Jan 24   On this day in history martin R Delany, politician & black nationalist, dies at 72  

Jan 26   In the year 1885 death of charles George Gordon, Brit gov-gen (Sudan), executed at 51  

Feb 14   On this day in history death of jules Vall├Ęs, French writer (b. 1832)  

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

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