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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)  

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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 in the year 1885.  

Jan 05   In the year 1885 birth of humbert Wolfe, Italian-British poet (d. 1940)  

Jan 08   John Curtin, Victoria, Australian PM (Labor, 1941-45) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 08   A. J. Muste, Dutch pacifist and activist (d. 1967) was born in the year 1885.  

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   Eduard Yosif Kotek, composer, dies at 29 in the year 1885.  

Jan 06   On this day in history 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   In the year 1885 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   Jules Vall├Ęs, French writer (b. 1832) died in the year 1885.  

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

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