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Historical Events In 1885

Saturday, 23 March 2019

Mar 07   On this day in history 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   Malcolm Campbell, 1st auto racer to travel 5 miles/min (8 km/min) on this day in history.  

Mar 12   In the year 1885 raphael HLAJM Verwilghen, Flemish architect/urban developer  

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   On this day in history "Mikado" opera premieres in London  

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   Giacomo Benvenuti, composer in the year 1885.  

Mar 19   On this day in history louis Riel returns to Canada, proclaims provisional government, Saskatchewan  

Mar 19   Louis Riel returns to Canada, proclaims provisional govt, Sask on this day in history.  

Mar 20   Eugen Herrigel, Germany, philosopher/early pioneer of Zen in Europe in the year 1885.  

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   Adriano Lualdi, composer in the year 1885.  

Mar 22   Canadian troops ordered mobilized because of the Northwest Rebellion on this day in history.  

Mar 24   On this day in history charlie Daniels, US swimmer (Olympics-4 gold-1904, 08)  

Mar 25   On this day in history veit Valentin, German/US historian (Deutsche Revolution)  

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 in the year 1885.  

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

Mar 26   In the year 1885 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   In the year 1885 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  

Mar 30   On this day in history russian occupation of Penjdeh, Afghanistan, provokes crisis in Anglo-Russian relations.  

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   In the year 1885 great Britain declares Bechuanaland a protectorate  

Mar 31   Jules Pascin, [Julius Pincas], Bulgarian/US painter/cartoonist on this day in history.  

Apr 01   On this day in history clementine Ogilvy Spencer-Churchill (Hozier), British barones  

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  

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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   Johannes Ringers, Dutch water engineer (dikes) was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history birth of jack Hoxie, American actor, rodeo performer (d. 1965)  

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   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   Fred Burnaby, English colonel/balloon pioneer, dies in battle in the year 1885.  

Jan 24   Martin R Delany, politician & black nationalist, dies at 72 in the year 1885.  

Jan 26   Charles George Gordon, Brit gov-gen (Sudan), executed at 51 died on this day in history.  

Feb 14   In the year 1885 death of jules Vall├Ęs, French writer (b. 1832)  

Feb 15   On this day in history leopold Damrosch, composer, dies at 52  

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