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Historical Events In 1885

Friday, 10 July 2020

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

Apr 06   In the year 1885 carlos Leon Salzedo, composer  

Apr 08   In the year 1885 dimitrios Levidis, composer  

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

Apr 13   On this day in history 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) on this day in history.  

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   Egon E Kisch, Czech writer/journalist (Rasende Reporter) in the year 1885.  

Apr 30   On this day in history boston Pops Orchestra forms  

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   In the year 1885 maria "Goeie Mie" Swanenburg sentence to life for killing 27 in Netherlands  

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

May 05   Lauro Rossi, composer, dies at 73 in the year 1885.  

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   In the year 1885 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 in the year 1885.  

May 10   In the year 1885 fritz v Unruh, writer  

May 11   In the year 1885 ferdinand Hiller, German pianist/composer/conductor, dies at 73  

May 12   Battle of Batoche, French Canadians rebel against Canada in the year 1885.  

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

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

May 14   In the year 1885 otto Klemperer, Breslau Germany, conductor/composer (Das Ziel)  

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

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   Roland Diggle, composer was born in the year 1885.  

Jan 02   Johannes Ringers, Dutch water engineer (dikes) was born in the year 1885.  

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 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 in the year 1885.  

Jan 13   Alfred Fuller, CEO (Fuller Brush Man) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1885

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 04   In the year 1885 eduard Yosif Kotek, composer, dies at 29  

Jan 06   Peter C Asbjornsen, Norwegian fairy tale writer, dies at 72 in the year 1885.  

Jan 13   In the year 1885 death of schuyler Colfax,American politician (b.1823)  

Jan 19   On this day in history fred Burnaby, English colonel/balloon pioneer, dies in battle  

Jan 24   Martin R Delany, politician & black nationalist, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

Jan 26   Charles George Gordon, Brit gov-gen (Sudan), executed at 51 died on this day in history.  

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

Feb 15   In the year 1885 leopold Damrosch, composer, dies at 52  

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