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Historical Events In 1885

Saturday, 21 September 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   On this day in history raphael HLAJM Verwilghen, Flemish architect/urban developer  

Mar 13   On this day in history in Victoria British Columbia, the Legislature passes Chinese Restriction; bans entry of Chinese immigrants, later ruled unconstitutional  

Mar 14   On this day in history "Mikado" opera premieres in London  

Mar 14   Gilbert and Sullivan's opera "Mikado", premieres in London on this day in history.  

Mar 15   1st performance of Caesar Franck's "Lesson Djinns" in the year 1885.  

Mar 16   In the year 1885 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   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   2nd French government of Ferry resigns in the year 1885.  

Mar 22   On this day in history adriano Lualdi, composer  

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

Mar 24   In the year 1885 charlie Daniels, US swimmer (Olympics-4 gold-1904, 08)  

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

Mar 26   Eastman Film Co manufactures 1st commercial motion picture film in the year 1885.  

Mar 26   Eastman Film Co manufactures first commercial motion picture film in the year 1885.  

Mar 26   Julius Harrison, composer in the year 1885.  

Mar 26   Louis Riel's forces defeat Canadian forces at Duck Lake, Saskatchewan in the year 1885.  

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

Mar 28   In the year 1885 marc-Jean-Baptiste Delmas, composer  

Mar 28   US Salvation Army officially organized in the year 1885.  

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 in the year 1885.  

Mar 30   On this day in history 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   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   In the year 1885 jules Pascin, [Julius Pincas], Bulgarian/US painter/cartoonist  

Apr 01   In the year 1885 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   On this day in history 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   Roland Diggle, composer was born in the year 1885.  

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   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   In the year 1885 birth of alice Paul, ERA advocate/founder (National Woman's Party)  

Jan 11   Jack Hoxie, American actor, rodeo performer (d. 1965) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 13   Alfred Fuller, CEO (Fuller Brush Man) was born in the year 1885.  

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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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