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Historical Events In 1885

Monday, 18 November 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 in the year 1885.  

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   "Mikado" opera premieres in London on this day in history.  

Mar 14   On this day in history gilbert and Sullivan's opera "Mikado", premieres in London  

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   Louis Riel returns to Canada, proclaims provisional government, Saskatchewan on this day in history.  

Mar 19   In the year 1885 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   On this day in history john Matzeliger of Suriname patents shoe lacing machine  

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   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   In the year 1885 eastman Film Co manufactures first commercial motion picture film  

Mar 26   Julius Harrison, composer in the year 1885.  

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

Mar 28   On this day in history fredrick Vilhelm Ludvig Norman, composer, dies at 53  

Mar 28   Marc-Jean-Baptiste Delmas, composer in the year 1885.  

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

Mar 31   Great Britain declares Bechuanaland a protectorate in the year 1885.  

Mar 31   In the year 1885 jules Pascin, [Julius Pincas], Bulgarian/US painter/cartoonist  

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

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   On this day in history birth of roland Diggle, composer  

Jan 02   On this day in history 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   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 in the year 1885.  

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   On this day in history eduard Yosif Kotek, composer, dies at 29  

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   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   Jules Vall├Ęs, French writer (b. 1832) died in the year 1885.  

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

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