Historical Events In 1885
Friday, 14 August 2020
Mar 07 John E W Thompson, named minister to Haiti on this day in history.
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 Malcolm Campbell, 1st auto racer to travel 5 miles/min (8 km/min) on this day in history.
Mar 12 Raphael HLAJM Verwilghen, Flemish architect/urban developer on this day in history.
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 In the year 1885 1st performance of Caesar Franck's "Lesson Djinns"
Mar 16 On this day in history giacomo Benvenuti, composer
Mar 19 Louis Riel returns to Canada, proclaims provisional government, Saskatchewan in the year 1885.
Mar 19 In the year 1885 louis Riel returns to Canada, proclaims provisional govt, Sask
Mar 20 On this day in history eugen Herrigel, Germany, philosopher/early pioneer of Zen in Europe
Mar 20 On this day in history john Matzeliger of Suriname patents shoe lacing machine
Mar 21 On this day in history 2nd French government of Ferry resigns
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) on this day in history.
Mar 25 Veit Valentin, German/US historian (Deutsche Revolution) in the year 1885.
Mar 26 Eastman Film Co manufactures 1st commercial motion picture film on this day in history.
Mar 26 On this day in history eastman Film Co manufactures first commercial motion picture film
Mar 26 On this day in history 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 In the year 1885 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 On this day in history franz W Abbot, German composer/choir conductor, dies
Mar 31 On this day in history great Britain declares Bechuanaland a protectorate
Mar 31 Jules Pascin, [Julius Pincas], Bulgarian/US painter/cartoonist on this day in history.
Apr 01 Clementine Ogilvy Spencer-Churchill (Hozier), British barones in the year 1885.
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 Harry St John Philby, [sheik Abdullah], British explorer in the year 1885.