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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.  

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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   In the year 1885 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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1885 eduard Yosif Kotek, composer, dies at 29  

Jan 06   Peter C Asbjornsen, Norwegian fairy tale writer, dies at 72 in the year 1885.  

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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1885.  

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

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