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Historical Events In 1885

Monday, 21 January 2019

Feb 04   On this day in history 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   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   Alban Maria Johannes Berg, Vienna Austria, a Lulu of a composer! in the year 1885.  

Feb 09   The first Japanese arrive in Hawaii in the year 1885.  

Feb 12   On this day in history carl Peters founds German East-Africa Society  

Feb 12   Licinio Refice, composer in the year 1885.  

Feb 13   Elizabeth Virginia "Bess" Truman, 1st lady (1945-52) on this day in history.  

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

Feb 15   On this day in history richard Wurz, composer  

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

Feb 18   On this day in history charlotte Helen Sainton-Dolby, composer, dies at 61  

Feb 18   On this day in history mark Twain's "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn," published  

Feb 21   On this day in history sacha Guitry, France, actor/playwright (Story of a Cheat)  

Feb 21   The Washington Monument is dedicated on this day in history.  

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

Feb 24   Bert Lytell, NYC, actor (Henry-One Man's Family) on this day in history.  

Feb 24   On this day in history 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   In the year 1885 uS Congress condemns barbed wire around govt grounds  

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) on this day in history.  

Mar 03   1st US state (Calif) establishes a permanent forest commission on this day in history.  

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) on this day in history.  

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   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   In the year 1885 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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1885.  

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   In the year 1885 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Peter C Asbjornsen, Norwegian fairy tale writer, dies at 72 in the year 1885.  

Jan 13   In the year 1885 death of schuyler Colfax,American politician (b.1823)  

Jan 19   In the year 1885 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   Charles George Gordon, Brit gov-gen (Sudan), executed at 51 died in the year 1885.  

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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