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Historical Events In 1885

Wednesday, 12 December 2018

Apr 05   Dimitrie Cuclin, composer on this day in history.  

Apr 06   Carlos Leon Salzedo, composer in the year 1885.  

Apr 08   Dimitrios Levidis, composer on this day in history.  

Apr 10   John H Scholten, theologist (Free Want), dies at 73 in the year 1885.  

Apr 13   In the year 1885 pieter S Gerbrandy, Dutch lawyer/premier in London (1940-45)  

Apr 15   Naval forces land at Panama to protect American interests during revolution on this day in history.  

Apr 16   Leo Weiner, Hungary, composer (Fasching) in the year 1885.  

Apr 17   Cecil Burleigh, composer on this day in history.  

Apr 23   William Henry Holmes, composer, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

Apr 29   Egon E Kisch, Czech writer/journalist (Rasende Reporter) on this day in history.  

Apr 30   Boston Pops Orchestra forms on this day in history.  

Apr 30   Luigi Russolo, composer in the year 1885.  

May 01   Maria "Goeie Mie" Swanenburg sentence to life for killing 27 in Neth on this day in history.  

May 01   Maria "Goeie Mie" Swanenburg sentence to life for killing 27 in Netherlands in the year 1885.  

May 02   "Good Housekeeping" magazine is 1st published on this day in history.  

May 02   On this day in history "Good Housekeeping" magazine is first published  

May 02   Congo Free State established by King Leopold II of Belgium in the year 1885.  

May 04   Aleksandar I Karadjordjevic, monarch of Serbia (1842-58), dies at 78 in the year 1885.  

May 05   Henri Velge, 1st chairman (Belgian Council of State) on this day in history.  

May 05   Lauro Rossi, composer, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

May 07   On this day in history george "Gabby" Hayes, Wellesvile NY, actor (In Old Santa Fe, El Paso)  

May 07   On this day in history john E W Thompson, named minister to Haiti  

May 08   Pavel Krizkovsky, composer, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

May 08   On this day in history sarah Ann Henley survives 76-m jump from Clifton Bridge, Avon, Engl  

May 08   Sarah Ann Henley survives 76-meter jump from Clifton Bridge, Avon, England on this day in history.  

May 10   Edward Stephen, composer, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

May 10   In the year 1885 fritz v Unruh, writer  

May 11   Ferdinand Hiller, German pianist/composer/conductor, dies at 73 in the year 1885.  

May 12   On this day in history battle of Batoche, French Canadians rebel against Canada  

May 13   In the year 1885 juliana Horatia [Gatty] Ewing, author (Lob Lie-by-the-Fire), dies  

May 14   11th Kentucky Derby: Babe Henderson aboard Joe Cotton wins in 2:37.25 on this day in history.  

May 14   On this day in history otto Klemperer, Breslau Germany, conductor/composer (Das Ziel)  

May 15   Canadian Méti insurgent Louis Riel captured, Saskatchewan on this day in history.  

May 15   In the year 1885 canadian Meti insurgent Louis Reil captured, Saskatchewan  

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Famous Birthdays In 1885

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   Roland Diggle, composer was born in the year 1885.  

Jan 02   In the year 1885 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 in the year 1885.  

Jan 11   Alice Paul, ERA advocate/founder (National Woman's Party) was born in the year 1885.  

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

Jan 13   Alfred Fuller, CEO (Fuller Brush Man) was born in the year 1885.  

Famous Deaths In 1885

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 04   Eduard Yosif Kotek, composer, dies at 29 in the year 1885.  

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   In the year 1885 fred Burnaby, English colonel/balloon pioneer, dies in battle  

Jan 24   In the year 1885 martin R Delany, politician & black nationalist, dies at 72  

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

Feb 14   On this day in history death of jules Vall├Ęs, French writer (b. 1832)  

Feb 15   Leopold Damrosch, composer, dies at 52 on this day in history.  

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