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Historical Events In 1885

Friday, 16 November 2018

Mar 07   John E W Thompson, named minister to Haiti in the year 1885.  

Mar 11   On this day in history fort Carlton Saskatchewan Leif Newry Fitzroy Crozier 1847-1901 warns Ottawa of danger of rebellion in Saskatchewan; NWMP Superintendent at Fort Carlton  

Mar 11   In the year 1885 malcolm Campbell, 1st auto racer to travel 5 miles/min (8 km/min)  

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   In the year 1885 "Mikado" opera premieres in London  

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   On this day in history 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 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 in the year 1885.  

Mar 22   In the year 1885 adriano Lualdi, composer  

Mar 22   In the year 1885 canadian troops ordered mobilized because of the Northwest Rebellion  

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   In the year 1885 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   In the year 1885 julius Harrison, composer  

Mar 26   In the year 1885 louis Riel's forces defeat Canadian forces at Duck Lake, Saskatchewan  

Mar 28   Fredrick Vilhelm Ludvig Norman, composer, dies at 53 on this day in history.  

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

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   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   Harry St John Philby, [sheik Abdullah], British explorer in the year 1885.  

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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   In the year 1885 birth of johannes Ringers, Dutch water engineer (dikes)  

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

Jan 08   In the year 1885 birth of john Curtin, Victoria, Australian PM (Labor, 1941-45)  

Jan 08   A. J. Muste, Dutch pacifist and activist (d. 1967) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 11   Alice Paul, ERA advocate/founder (National Woman's Party) was born in the year 1885.  

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

Jan 06   In the year 1885 peter C Asbjornsen, Norwegian fairy tale writer, dies at 72  

Jan 13   Schuyler Colfax,American politician (b.1823) died in the year 1885.  

Jan 19   In the year 1885 fred Burnaby, English colonel/balloon pioneer, dies in battle  

Jan 24   On this day in history 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   On this day in history death of jules Vall├Ęs, French writer (b. 1832)  

Feb 15   Leopold Damrosch, composer, dies at 52 on this day in history.  

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