Historical Events In 1885
Saturday, 21 September 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 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 Gilbert and Sullivan's opera "Mikado", premieres in London on this day in history.
Mar 15 1st performance of Caesar Franck's "Lesson Djinns" in the year 1885.
Mar 16 In the year 1885 giacomo Benvenuti, composer
Mar 19 Louis Riel returns to Canada, proclaims provisional government, Saskatchewan in the year 1885.
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 2nd French government of Ferry resigns in the year 1885.
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 In the year 1885 charlie Daniels, US swimmer (Olympics-4 gold-1904, 08)
Mar 25 Veit Valentin, German/US historian (Deutsche Revolution) on this day in history.
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 in the year 1885.
Mar 26 Julius Harrison, composer in the year 1885.
Mar 26 Louis Riel's forces defeat Canadian forces at Duck Lake, Saskatchewan in the year 1885.
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 US Salvation Army officially organized in the year 1885.
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 in the year 1885.
Mar 30 On this day in history russian occupation of Penjdeh, Afghanistan, provokes crisis in Anglo-Russian relations.
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 In the year 1885 great Britain declares Bechuanaland a protectorate
Mar 31 In the year 1885 jules Pascin, [Julius Pincas], Bulgarian/US painter/cartoonist
Apr 01 In the year 1885 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 On this day in history harry St John Philby, [sheik Abdullah], British explorer