Historical Events In 1885
Sunday, 18 April 2021
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 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 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 in the year 1885.
Mar 14 In the year 1885 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 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 On this day in history eugen Herrigel, Germany, philosopher/early pioneer of Zen in Europe
Mar 20 John Matzeliger of Suriname patents shoe lacing machine on this day in history.
Mar 21 2nd French government of Ferry resigns on this day in history.
Mar 22 In the year 1885 adriano Lualdi, composer
Mar 22 Canadian troops ordered mobilized because of the Northwest Rebellion in the year 1885.
Mar 24 Charlie Daniels, US swimmer (Olympics-4 gold-1904, 08) in the year 1885.
Mar 25 Veit Valentin, German/US historian (Deutsche Revolution) on this day in history.
Mar 26 On this day in history 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 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 In the year 1885 fredrick Vilhelm Ludvig Norman, composer, dies at 53
Mar 28 Marc-Jean-Baptiste Delmas, composer on this day in history.
Mar 28 On this day in history 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 In the year 1885 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 In the year 1885 franz W Abbot, German composer/choir conductor, dies
Mar 31 In the year 1885 great Britain declares Bechuanaland a protectorate
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 on this day in history.
Apr 03 Harry St John Philby, [sheik Abdullah], British explorer on this day in history.