Historical Events In 1885
Thursday, 21 January 2021
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 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 In the year 1885 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 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 On this day in history 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 in the year 1885.
Mar 20 Eugen Herrigel, Germany, philosopher/early pioneer of Zen in Europe in the year 1885.
Mar 20 John Matzeliger of Suriname patents shoe lacing machine on this day in history.
Mar 21 In the year 1885 2nd French government of Ferry resigns
Mar 22 On this day in history adriano Lualdi, composer
Mar 22 In the year 1885 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 In the year 1885 veit Valentin, German/US historian (Deutsche Revolution)
Mar 26 In the year 1885 eastman Film Co manufactures 1st commercial motion picture film
Mar 26 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
Mar 28 US Salvation Army officially organized in the year 1885.
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 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 Franz W Abbot, German composer/choir conductor, dies on this day in history.
Mar 31 Great Britain declares Bechuanaland a protectorate in the year 1885.
Mar 31 Jules Pascin, [Julius Pincas], Bulgarian/US painter/cartoonist on this day in history.
Apr 01 Clementine Ogilvy Spencer-Churchill (Hozier), British barones on this day in history.
Apr 02 Wandering Spirit massacres 9 white settlers and Metis at Frog Lake Saskatchewan takes one man and two women prisoner with 7 other Crees on this day in history.
Apr 03 In the year 1885 harry St John Philby, [sheik Abdullah], British explorer