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Historical Events In 1885

Saturday, 25 May 2019

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   Raphael HLAJM Verwilghen, Flemish architect/urban developer on this day in history.  

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   "Mikado" opera premieres in London on this day in history.  

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

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

Mar 16   In the year 1885 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 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 on this day in history.  

Mar 22   Adriano Lualdi, composer on this day in history.  

Mar 22   In the year 1885 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   Eastman Film Co manufactures 1st commercial motion picture film in the year 1885.  

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   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   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   On this day in history russian occupation of Penjdeh, Afghanistan, provokes crisis in Anglo-Russian relations.  

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   On this day in history franz W Abbot, German composer/choir conductor, dies  

Mar 31   Great Britain declares Bechuanaland a protectorate in the year 1885.  

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 in the year 1885.  

Apr 03   Harry St John Philby, [sheik Abdullah], British explorer in the year 1885.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1885

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1885 birth of roland Diggle, composer  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of johannes Ringers, Dutch water engineer (dikes)  

Jan 05   Humbert Wolfe, Italian-British poet (d. 1940) was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 11   In the year 1885 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   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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 13   In the year 1885 death of schuyler Colfax,American politician (b.1823)  

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 in the year 1885.  

Jan 26   Charles George Gordon, Brit gov-gen (Sudan), executed at 51 died on this day in history.  

Feb 14   In the year 1885 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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