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Historical Events In 1885

Monday, 16 May 2022

Apr 05   Dimitrie Cuclin, composer in the year 1885.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Apr 23   In the year 1885 william Henry Holmes, composer, dies at 73  

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

Apr 30   Boston Pops Orchestra forms in the year 1885.  

Apr 30   In the year 1885 luigi Russolo, composer  

May 01   On this day in history maria "Goeie Mie" Swanenburg sentence to life for killing 27 in Neth  

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 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 on this day in history.  

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

May 05   In the year 1885 henri Velge, 1st chairman (Belgian Council of State)  

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

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

May 07   John E W Thompson, named minister to Haiti in the year 1885.  

May 08   Pavel Krizkovsky, composer, dies at 65 in the year 1885.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

May 10   In the year 1885 fritz v Unruh, writer  

May 11   On this day in history ferdinand Hiller, German pianist/composer/conductor, dies at 73  

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

May 13   On this day in history 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) in the year 1885.  

May 15   Canadian Méti insurgent Louis Riel captured, Saskatchewan in the year 1885.  

May 15   Canadian Meti insurgent Louis Reil captured, Saskatchewan on this day in history.  

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

Jan 05   In the year 1885 birth of humbert Wolfe, Italian-British poet (d. 1940)  

Jan 08   John Curtin, Victoria, Australian PM (Labor, 1941-45) was born in the year 1885.  

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   On this day in history peter C Asbjornsen, Norwegian fairy tale writer, dies at 72  

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   Martin R Delany, politician & black nationalist, dies at 72 in the year 1885.  

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

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

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

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