Historical Events In 1885
Monday, 22 July 2019
Mar 07 In the year 1885 john E W Thompson, named minister to Haiti
Mar 11 Fort Carlton Saskatchewan Leif Newry Fitzroy Crozier 1847-1901 warns Ottawa of danger of rebellion in Saskatchewan; NWMP Superintendent at Fort Carlton on this day in history.
Mar 11 In the year 1885 malcolm Campbell, 1st auto racer to travel 5 miles/min (8 km/min)
Mar 12 Raphael HLAJM Verwilghen, Flemish architect/urban developer in the year 1885.
Mar 13 In Victoria British Columbia, the Legislature passes Chinese Restriction; bans entry of Chinese immigrants, later ruled unconstitutional in the year 1885.
Mar 14 "Mikado" opera premieres in London on this day in history.
Mar 14 On this day in history gilbert and Sullivan's opera "Mikado", premieres in London
Mar 15 In the year 1885 1st performance of Caesar Franck's "Lesson Djinns"
Mar 16 On this day in history giacomo Benvenuti, composer
Mar 19 In the year 1885 louis Riel returns to Canada, proclaims provisional government, Saskatchewan
Mar 19 On this day in history louis Riel returns to Canada, proclaims provisional govt, Sask
Mar 20 Eugen Herrigel, Germany, philosopher/early pioneer of Zen in Europe on this day in history.
Mar 20 In the year 1885 john Matzeliger of Suriname patents shoe lacing machine
Mar 21 On this day in history 2nd French government of Ferry resigns
Mar 22 Adriano Lualdi, composer in the year 1885.
Mar 22 Canadian troops ordered mobilized because of the Northwest Rebellion in the year 1885.
Mar 24 On this day in history charlie Daniels, US swimmer (Olympics-4 gold-1904, 08)
Mar 25 Veit Valentin, German/US historian (Deutsche Revolution) in the year 1885.
Mar 26 On this day in history eastman Film Co manufactures 1st commercial motion picture film
Mar 26 Eastman Film Co manufactures first commercial motion picture film on this day in history.
Mar 26 Julius Harrison, composer in the year 1885.
Mar 26 On this day in history louis Riel's forces defeat Canadian forces at Duck Lake, Saskatchewan
Mar 28 Fredrick Vilhelm Ludvig Norman, composer, dies at 53 in the year 1885.
Mar 28 Marc-Jean-Baptiste Delmas, composer in the year 1885.
Mar 28 In the year 1885 uS Salvation Army officially organized
Mar 30 Cree chief Poundmaker [Pitikwahanapiwiyin] 1826-1886 attacks and surrounds Battleford with 200 warriors; local settlers forced to seek shelter in NWMP barracks for a month on this day in history.
Mar 30 Russian occupation of Penjdeh, Afghanistan, provokes crisis in Anglo-Russian relations in the year 1885.
Mar 30 The Battle for Kushka triggers the Pandjeh Incident which nearly gives rise to war between the British Empire and Russian Empire on this day in history.
Mar 31 Franz W Abbot, German composer/choir conductor, dies on this day in history.
Mar 31 Great Britain declares Bechuanaland a protectorate on this day in history.
Mar 31 On this day in history jules Pascin, [Julius Pincas], Bulgarian/US painter/cartoonist
Apr 01 Clementine Ogilvy Spencer-Churchill (Hozier), British barones in the year 1885.
Apr 02 Wandering Spirit massacres 9 white settlers and Metis at Frog Lake Saskatchewan takes one man and two women prisoner with 7 other Crees in the year 1885.
Apr 03 In the year 1885 harry St John Philby, [sheik Abdullah], British explorer