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Historical Events In 1885

Thursday, 21 January 2021

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   On this day in history raphael HLAJM Verwilghen, Flemish architect/urban developer  

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 on this day in history.  

Mar 14   Gilbert and Sullivan's opera "Mikado", premieres in London in the year 1885.  

Mar 15   1st performance of Caesar Franck's "Lesson Djinns" on this day in history.  

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   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 in the year 1885.  

Mar 20   John Matzeliger of Suriname patents shoe lacing machine on this day in history.  

Mar 21   In the year 1885 2nd French government of Ferry resigns  

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   On this day in history charlie Daniels, US swimmer (Olympics-4 gold-1904, 08)  

Mar 25   In the year 1885 veit Valentin, German/US historian (Deutsche Revolution)  

Mar 26   In the year 1885 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 in the year 1885.  

Mar 26   On this day in history louis Riel's forces defeat Canadian forces at Duck Lake, Saskatchewan  

Mar 28   On this day in history fredrick Vilhelm Ludvig Norman, composer, dies at 53  

Mar 28   Marc-Jean-Baptiste Delmas, composer on this day in history.  

Mar 28   US Salvation Army officially organized in the year 1885.  

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   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   Great Britain declares Bechuanaland a protectorate in the year 1885.  

Mar 31   Jules Pascin, [Julius Pincas], Bulgarian/US painter/cartoonist on this day in history.  

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   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   In the year 1885 birth of johannes Ringers, Dutch water engineer (dikes)  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of humbert Wolfe, Italian-British poet (d. 1940)  

Jan 08   In the year 1885 birth of john Curtin, Victoria, Australian PM (Labor, 1941-45)  

Jan 08   A. J. Muste, Dutch pacifist and activist (d. 1967) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 11   On this day in history birth of alice Paul, ERA advocate/founder (National Woman's Party)  

Jan 11   In the year 1885 birth of jack Hoxie, American actor, rodeo performer (d. 1965)  

Jan 13   In the year 1885 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 06   In the year 1885 peter C Asbjornsen, Norwegian fairy tale writer, dies at 72  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 24   Martin R Delany, politician & black nationalist, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

Jan 26   In the year 1885 death of charles George Gordon, Brit gov-gen (Sudan), executed at 51  

Feb 14   Jules Vall├Ęs, French writer (b. 1832) died in the year 1885.  

Feb 15   On this day in history leopold Damrosch, composer, dies at 52  

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