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Historical Events In 1885

Sunday, 18 April 2021

Mar 07   In the year 1885 john E W Thompson, named minister to Haiti  

Mar 11   In the year 1885 fort Carlton Saskatchewan Leif Newry Fitzroy Crozier 1847-1901 warns Ottawa of danger of rebellion in Saskatchewan; NWMP Superintendent at Fort Carlton  

Mar 11   On this day in history malcolm Campbell, 1st auto racer to travel 5 miles/min (8 km/min)  

Mar 12   Raphael HLAJM Verwilghen, Flemish architect/urban developer on this day in history.  

Mar 13   In the year 1885 in Victoria British Columbia, the Legislature passes Chinese Restriction; bans entry of Chinese immigrants, later ruled unconstitutional  

Mar 14   "Mikado" opera premieres in London in the year 1885.  

Mar 14   In the year 1885 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   Louis Riel returns to Canada, proclaims provisional government, Saskatchewan in the year 1885.  

Mar 19   On this day in history louis Riel returns to Canada, proclaims provisional govt, Sask  

Mar 20   On this day in history eugen Herrigel, Germany, philosopher/early pioneer of Zen in Europe  

Mar 20   John Matzeliger of Suriname patents shoe lacing machine on this day in history.  

Mar 21   2nd French government of Ferry resigns on this day in history.  

Mar 22   In the year 1885 adriano Lualdi, composer  

Mar 22   Canadian troops ordered mobilized because of the Northwest Rebellion in the year 1885.  

Mar 24   Charlie Daniels, US swimmer (Olympics-4 gold-1904, 08) in the year 1885.  

Mar 25   Veit Valentin, German/US historian (Deutsche Revolution) on this day in history.  

Mar 26   On this day in history eastman Film Co manufactures 1st commercial motion picture film  

Mar 26   On this day in history eastman Film Co manufactures first commercial motion picture film  

Mar 26   Julius Harrison, composer on this day in history.  

Mar 26   On this day in history louis Riel's forces defeat Canadian forces at Duck Lake, Saskatchewan  

Mar 28   In the year 1885 fredrick Vilhelm Ludvig Norman, composer, dies at 53  

Mar 28   Marc-Jean-Baptiste Delmas, composer on this day in history.  

Mar 28   On this day in history 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   In the year 1885 russian occupation of Penjdeh, Afghanistan, provokes crisis in Anglo-Russian relations.  

Mar 30   In the year 1885 the Battle for Kushka triggers the Pandjeh Incident which nearly gives rise to war between the British Empire and Russian Empire.  

Mar 31   In the year 1885 franz W Abbot, German composer/choir conductor, dies  

Mar 31   In the year 1885 great Britain declares Bechuanaland a protectorate  

Mar 31   Jules Pascin, [Julius Pincas], Bulgarian/US painter/cartoonist in the year 1885.  

Apr 01   Clementine Ogilvy Spencer-Churchill (Hozier), British barones on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Apr 03   Harry St John Philby, [sheik Abdullah], British explorer on this day in history.  

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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   In the year 1885 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 08   In the year 1885 birth of a. J. Muste, Dutch pacifist and activist (d. 1967)  

Jan 11   Alice Paul, ERA advocate/founder (National Woman's Party) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 11   Jack Hoxie, American actor, rodeo performer (d. 1965) was born in the year 1885.  

Jan 13   Alfred Fuller, CEO (Fuller Brush Man) was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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   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 on this day in history.  

Feb 14   Jules Vall├Ęs, French writer (b. 1832) died on this day in history.  

Feb 15   In the year 1885 leopold Damrosch, composer, dies at 52  

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