Historical Events In 1885
Saturday, 25 May 2019
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 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 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 in the year 1885.
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 on this day in history.
Mar 22 Adriano Lualdi, composer on this day in history.
Mar 22 In the year 1885 canadian troops ordered mobilized because of the Northwest Rebellion
Mar 24 Charlie Daniels, US swimmer (Olympics-4 gold-1904, 08) on this day in history.
Mar 25 In the year 1885 veit Valentin, German/US historian (Deutsche Revolution)
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 On this day in history louis Riel's forces defeat Canadian forces at Duck Lake, Saskatchewan
Mar 28 In the year 1885 fredrick Vilhelm Ludvig Norman, composer, dies at 53
Mar 28 In the year 1885 marc-Jean-Baptiste Delmas, composer
Mar 28 In the year 1885 uS Salvation Army officially organized
Mar 30 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 on this day in history.
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 On this day in history franz W Abbot, German composer/choir conductor, dies
Mar 31 Great Britain declares Bechuanaland a protectorate in the year 1885.
Mar 31 Jules Pascin, [Julius Pincas], Bulgarian/US painter/cartoonist in the year 1885.
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 in the year 1885.
Apr 03 Harry St John Philby, [sheik Abdullah], British explorer in the year 1885.