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Historical Events In 1885

Wednesday, 23 January 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   Malcolm Campbell, 1st auto racer to travel 5 miles/min (8 km/min) in the year 1885.  

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   In the year 1885 gilbert and Sullivan's opera "Mikado", premieres in London  

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

Mar 16   In the year 1885 giacomo Benvenuti, composer  

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   Eugen Herrigel, Germany, philosopher/early pioneer of Zen in Europe on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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   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 in the year 1885.  

Mar 26   In the year 1885 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   In the year 1885 marc-Jean-Baptiste Delmas, composer  

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 in the year 1885.  

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   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   Roland Diggle, composer was born in the year 1885.  

Jan 02   In the year 1885 birth of johannes Ringers, Dutch water engineer (dikes)  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of humbert Wolfe, Italian-British poet (d. 1940)  

Jan 08   John Curtin, Victoria, Australian PM (Labor, 1941-45) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 08   On this day in history birth of a. J. Muste, Dutch pacifist and activist (d. 1967)  

Jan 11   Alice Paul, ERA advocate/founder (National Woman's Party) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 11   In the year 1885 birth of jack Hoxie, American actor, rodeo performer (d. 1965)  

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   In the year 1885 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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1885.  

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

Feb 15   Leopold Damrosch, composer, dies at 52 in the year 1885.  

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