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Historical Events In 1885

Friday, 20 September 2019

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

Feb 09   1st Japanese arrive in Hawaii in the year 1885.  

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   On this day in history carl Peters founds German East-Africa Society  

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 15   In the year 1885 richard Wurz, composer  

Feb 17   On this day in history 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   Mark Twain's "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn," published on this day in history.  

Feb 21   Sacha Guitry, France, actor/playwright (Story of a Cheat) on this day in history.  

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

Feb 21   In the year 1885 washington Monument dedicated (Wash DC)  

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 26   Congress of Berlin, gives Congo to Belgium & Nigeria to England in the year 1885.  

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

Mar 03   On this day in history american Telephone & Telegraph (AT&T) incorporates  

Mar 03   On this day in history 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   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   In the year 1885 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   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   In the year 1885 birth of roland Diggle, composer  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of johannes Ringers, Dutch water engineer (dikes)  

Jan 05   Humbert Wolfe, Italian-British poet (d. 1940) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 08   John Curtin, Victoria, Australian PM (Labor, 1941-45) was born in the year 1885.  

Jan 08   A. J. Muste, Dutch pacifist and activist (d. 1967) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 11   In the year 1885 birth of alice Paul, ERA advocate/founder (National Woman's Party)  

Jan 11   In the year 1885 birth of jack Hoxie, American actor, rodeo performer (d. 1965)  

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   In the year 1885 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 26   On this day in history 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   In the year 1885 leopold Damrosch, composer, dies at 52  

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