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Historical Events In 1885

Monday, 27 January 2020

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 in the year 1885.  

Mar 11   On this day in history 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   In the year 1885 "Mikado" opera premieres in London  

Mar 14   Gilbert and Sullivan's opera "Mikado", premieres in London in the year 1885.  

Mar 15   1st performance of Caesar Franck's "Lesson Djinns" on this day in history.  

Mar 16   Giacomo Benvenuti, composer on this day in history.  

Mar 19   In the year 1885 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   In the year 1885 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 in the year 1885.  

Mar 22   In the year 1885 adriano Lualdi, composer  

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

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

Mar 26   Eastman Film Co manufactures first commercial motion picture film on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Mar 28   On this day in history marc-Jean-Baptiste Delmas, composer  

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 in the year 1885.  

Mar 30   In the year 1885 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 in the year 1885.  

Mar 31   Franz W Abbot, German composer/choir conductor, dies in the year 1885.  

Mar 31   On this day in history great Britain declares Bechuanaland a protectorate  

Mar 31   On this day in history jules Pascin, [Julius Pincas], Bulgarian/US painter/cartoonist  

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

Apr 02   In the year 1885 wandering Spirit massacres 9 white settlers and Metis at Frog Lake Saskatchewan takes one man and two women prisoner with 7 other Crees.  

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   In the year 1885 birth of roland Diggle, composer  

Jan 02   Johannes Ringers, Dutch water engineer (dikes) was born in the year 1885.  

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

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   In the year 1885 birth of alfred Fuller, CEO (Fuller Brush Man)  

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

Jan 26   On this day in history death of charles George Gordon, Brit gov-gen (Sudan), executed at 51  

Feb 14   In the year 1885 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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