Historical Events In 1885
Monday, 27 January 2020
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 in the year 1885.
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 On this day in history in Victoria British Columbia, the Legislature passes Chinese Restriction; bans entry of Chinese immigrants, later ruled unconstitutional
Mar 14 In the year 1885 "Mikado" opera premieres in London
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 Giacomo Benvenuti, composer on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Mar 20 In the year 1885 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 in the year 1885.
Mar 22 In the year 1885 adriano Lualdi, composer
Mar 22 Canadian troops ordered mobilized because of the Northwest Rebellion on this day in history.
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 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 on this day in history.
Mar 26 Louis Riel's forces defeat Canadian forces at Duck Lake, Saskatchewan in the year 1885.
Mar 28 Fredrick Vilhelm Ludvig Norman, composer, dies at 53 on this day in history.
Mar 28 On this day in history 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 in the year 1885.
Mar 30 In the year 1885 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 in the year 1885.
Mar 31 Franz W Abbot, German composer/choir conductor, dies in the year 1885.
Mar 31 On this day in history great Britain declares Bechuanaland a protectorate
Mar 31 On this day in history jules Pascin, [Julius Pincas], Bulgarian/US painter/cartoonist
Apr 01 On this day in history clementine Ogilvy Spencer-Churchill (Hozier), British barones
Apr 02 In the year 1885 wandering Spirit massacres 9 white settlers and Metis at Frog Lake Saskatchewan takes one man and two women prisoner with 7 other Crees.
Apr 03 In the year 1885 harry St John Philby, [sheik Abdullah], British explorer