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Historical Events In 1885

Wednesday, 23 October 2019

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

Apr 06   Carlos Leon Salzedo, composer on this day in history.  

Apr 08   In the year 1885 dimitrios Levidis, composer  

Apr 10   John H Scholten, theologist (Free Want), dies at 73 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1885.  

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

Apr 17   On this day in history cecil Burleigh, composer  

Apr 23   On this day in history william Henry Holmes, composer, dies at 73  

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

Apr 30   On this day in history boston Pops Orchestra forms  

Apr 30   Luigi Russolo, composer on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

May 02   Congo Free State established by King Leopold II of Belgium on this day in history.  

May 04   On this day in history aleksandar I Karadjordjevic, monarch of Serbia (1842-58), dies at 78  

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

May 05   On this day in history lauro Rossi, composer, dies at 73  

May 07   George "Gabby" Hayes, Wellesvile NY, actor (In Old Santa Fe, El Paso) in the year 1885.  

May 07   In the year 1885 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   In the year 1885 sarah Ann Henley survives 76-meter jump from Clifton Bridge, Avon, England  

May 10   Edward Stephen, composer, dies at 62 in the year 1885.  

May 10   Fritz v Unruh, writer in the year 1885.  

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

May 12   Battle of Batoche, French Canadians rebel against Canada on this day in history.  

May 13   Juliana Horatia [Gatty] Ewing, author (Lob Lie-by-the-Fire), dies on this day in history.  

May 14   On this day in history 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   Canadian Méti insurgent Louis Riel captured, Saskatchewan in the year 1885.  

May 15   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Johannes Ringers, Dutch water engineer (dikes) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Humbert Wolfe, Italian-British poet (d. 1940) was born in the year 1885.  

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

Jan 11   Jack Hoxie, American actor, rodeo performer (d. 1965) was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history eduard Yosif Kotek, composer, dies at 29  

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 in the year 1885.  

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 in the year 1885.  

Feb 14   In the year 1885 death of jules Vall├Ęs, French writer (b. 1832)  

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

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