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Historical Events In 1885

Sunday, 28 February 2021

Apr 05   On this day in history dimitrie Cuclin, composer  

Apr 06   On this day in history carlos Leon Salzedo, composer  

Apr 08   Dimitrios Levidis, composer in the year 1885.  

Apr 10   In the year 1885 john H Scholten, theologist (Free Want), dies at 73  

Apr 13   On this day in history pieter S Gerbrandy, Dutch lawyer/premier in London (1940-45)  

Apr 15   On this day in history naval forces land at Panama to protect American interests during revolution  

Apr 16   On this day in history leo Weiner, Hungary, composer (Fasching)  

Apr 17   On this day in history cecil Burleigh, composer  

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

Apr 29   In the year 1885 egon E Kisch, Czech writer/journalist (Rasende Reporter)  

Apr 30   Boston Pops Orchestra forms in the year 1885.  

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 on this day in history.  

May 02   "Good Housekeeping" magazine is 1st published in the year 1885.  

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) in the year 1885.  

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   John E W Thompson, named minister to Haiti in the year 1885.  

May 08   On this day in history pavel Krizkovsky, composer, dies at 65  

May 08   Sarah Ann Henley survives 76-m jump from Clifton Bridge, Avon, Engl in the year 1885.  

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   Fritz v Unruh, writer on this day in history.  

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

May 12   In the year 1885 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   In the year 1885 11th Kentucky Derby: Babe Henderson aboard Joe Cotton wins in 2:37.25  

May 14   Otto Klemperer, Breslau Germany, conductor/composer (Das Ziel) on this day in history.  

May 15   On this day in history canadian Méti insurgent Louis Riel captured, Saskatchewan  

May 15   Canadian Meti insurgent Louis Reil captured, Saskatchewan in the year 1885.  

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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   Johannes Ringers, Dutch water engineer (dikes) was born in the year 1885.  

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 in the year 1885.  

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

Jan 11   On this day in history 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 in the year 1885.  

Jan 06   On this day in history 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   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   Charles George Gordon, Brit gov-gen (Sudan), executed at 51 died in the year 1885.  

Feb 14   Jules Vall├Ęs, French writer (b. 1832) died on this day in history.  

Feb 15   Leopold Damrosch, composer, dies at 52 in the year 1885.  

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