Historical Events In 1885
Sunday, 31 May 2020
Mar 07 In the year 1885 john E W Thompson, named minister to Haiti
Mar 11 In the year 1885 fort Carlton Saskatchewan Leif Newry Fitzroy Crozier 1847-1901 warns Ottawa of danger of rebellion in Saskatchewan; NWMP Superintendent at Fort Carlton
Mar 11 In the year 1885 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 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 On this day in history gilbert and Sullivan's opera "Mikado", premieres in London
Mar 15 1st performance of Caesar Franck's "Lesson Djinns" on this day in history.
Mar 16 In the year 1885 giacomo Benvenuti, composer
Mar 19 On this day in history 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 On this day in history john Matzeliger of Suriname patents shoe lacing machine
Mar 21 2nd French government of Ferry resigns in the year 1885.
Mar 22 Adriano Lualdi, composer in the year 1885.
Mar 22 On this day in history 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 On this day in history eastman Film Co manufactures 1st commercial motion picture film
Mar 26 In the year 1885 eastman Film Co manufactures first commercial motion picture film
Mar 26 Julius Harrison, composer on this day in history.
Mar 26 On this day in history 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 in the year 1885.
Mar 28 On this day in history uS Salvation Army officially organized
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 The Battle for Kushka triggers the Pandjeh Incident which nearly gives rise to war between the British Empire and Russian Empire in the year 1885.
Mar 31 Franz W Abbot, German composer/choir conductor, dies in the year 1885.
Mar 31 On this day in history great Britain declares Bechuanaland a protectorate
Mar 31 Jules Pascin, [Julius Pincas], Bulgarian/US painter/cartoonist in the year 1885.
Apr 01 On this day in history clementine Ogilvy Spencer-Churchill (Hozier), British barones
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.