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Historical Events In 1885

Monday, 22 July 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 on this day in history.  

Mar 11   In the year 1885 malcolm Campbell, 1st auto racer to travel 5 miles/min (8 km/min)  

Mar 12   Raphael HLAJM Verwilghen, Flemish architect/urban developer in the year 1885.  

Mar 13   In Victoria British Columbia, the Legislature passes Chinese Restriction; bans entry of Chinese immigrants, later ruled unconstitutional in the year 1885.  

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   In the year 1885 louis Riel returns to Canada, proclaims provisional government, Saskatchewan  

Mar 19   On this day in history louis Riel returns to Canada, proclaims provisional govt, Sask  

Mar 20   Eugen Herrigel, Germany, philosopher/early pioneer of Zen in Europe on this day in history.  

Mar 20   In the year 1885 john Matzeliger of Suriname patents shoe lacing machine  

Mar 21   On this day in history 2nd French government of Ferry resigns  

Mar 22   Adriano Lualdi, composer in the year 1885.  

Mar 22   Canadian troops ordered mobilized because of the Northwest Rebellion in the year 1885.  

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   On this day in history eastman Film Co manufactures 1st commercial motion picture film  

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   Fredrick Vilhelm Ludvig Norman, composer, dies at 53 in the year 1885.  

Mar 28   Marc-Jean-Baptiste Delmas, composer in the year 1885.  

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   Russian occupation of Penjdeh, Afghanistan, provokes crisis in Anglo-Russian relations in the year 1885.  

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   Franz W Abbot, German composer/choir conductor, dies on this day in history.  

Mar 31   Great Britain declares Bechuanaland a protectorate on this day in history.  

Mar 31   On this day in history jules Pascin, [Julius Pincas], Bulgarian/US painter/cartoonist  

Apr 01   Clementine Ogilvy Spencer-Churchill (Hozier), British barones in the year 1885.  

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   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   On this day in history birth of roland Diggle, composer  

Jan 02   Johannes Ringers, Dutch water engineer (dikes) was born in the year 1885.  

Jan 05   Humbert Wolfe, Italian-British poet (d. 1940) was born in the year 1885.  

Jan 08   On this day in history birth of john Curtin, Victoria, Australian PM (Labor, 1941-45)  

Jan 08   A. J. Muste, Dutch pacifist and activist (d. 1967) was born in the year 1885.  

Jan 11   Alice Paul, ERA advocate/founder (National Woman's Party) was born in the year 1885.  

Jan 11   On this day in history birth of jack Hoxie, American actor, rodeo performer (d. 1965)  

Jan 13   On this day in history birth of alfred Fuller, CEO (Fuller Brush Man)  

Famous Deaths In 1885

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 04   Eduard Yosif Kotek, composer, dies at 29 in the year 1885.  

Jan 06   Peter C Asbjornsen, Norwegian fairy tale writer, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

Jan 13   Schuyler Colfax,American politician (b.1823) died on this day in history.  

Jan 19   Fred Burnaby, English colonel/balloon pioneer, dies in battle in the year 1885.  

Jan 24   Martin R Delany, politician & black nationalist, dies at 72 in the year 1885.  

Jan 26   On this day in history death of charles George Gordon, Brit gov-gen (Sudan), executed at 51  

Feb 14   On this day in history death of jules Vall├Ęs, French writer (b. 1832)  

Feb 15   In the year 1885 leopold Damrosch, composer, dies at 52  

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