Historical Events In 1885
Tuesday, 04 August 2020
May 18 In the year 1885 australians depart Suakin in the Sudan for Sydney
May 18 Eurico Gaspar Dutra, president of Brazil (1945-50) on this day in history.
May 19 1st mass production of shoes (Jan Matzeliger in Lynn, Massachusetts) on this day in history.
May 19 German chancellor Bismarck takes possession of Cameroon &Togoland in the year 1885.
May 19 The first mass production of shoes (Jan Matzeliger in Lynn MA) in the year 1885.
May 21 On this day in history gavril Yakimovich Lomakin, composer, dies at 73
May 21 On this day in history sophie of Schönburg-Waldenburg, wife of Prince William of Wied (d.1936)
May 22 On this day in history 13th Preakness: Jim McLaughlin aboard Tecumseh wins in 2:49
May 22 In the year 1885 julio Fonseca, composer
May 22 Victor(-Marie) Hugo, French writer (Les Miserables), dies at 83 in the year 1885.
May 29 Alfred von Meissner, Austria physician/writer (Ziska), dies at 63 on this day in history.
May 29 Erwin F Finlay-Freundlich, British astronomer (theory of relativity) on this day in history.
Jun 01 Smallpox in Montreal killing 3,164 people on this day in history.
Jun 05 Georges Mandel, [Louis Rothschild], French Foreign minister (-1940) on this day in history.
Jun 05 On this day in history j Palisa discovers asteroid #248 Lameia
Jun 05 On this day in history julius Benedict, composer (Protoghesi), dies at 80
Jun 06 19th Belmont: Paul Duffy aboard Tyrant wins in 2:43 on this day in history.
Jun 07 On this day in history percy Brier, composer
Jun 12 Roof collapse kills 30 at murder trial in France in the year 1885.
Jun 12 Werner Erich Josten, Elberfeld Germany, composer (Jungle) in the year 1885.
Jun 14 Agustin Bethencourt, Venezuelan publisher on Curacao, dies at 58 on this day in history.
Jun 17 In the year 1885 gen Edwin H K Freiherr von Manteuffel, mayor (Elzas-Lothar'n), dies
Jun 17 Statue of Liberty arrived in NYC aboard French ship `Isere' on this day in history.
Jun 19 In the year 1885 stevan Hristic, composer
Jun 22 On this day in history mahdi, [Muhammad Ahmed], Sudanese music reviewer, dies
Jun 23 On this day in history nSW Contingent to Sudan disembarks at Sydney
Jun 24 British government of Salisbury forms on this day in history.
Jun 26 On this day in history andre Maurois, [Emile Herzog], French writer (Balzac)
Jun 27 In the year 1885 arthur Harmat, composer
Jun 28 In the year 1885 berthold Viertel, writer
Jun 29 In the year 1885 andre Gailhard, composer
Jul 01 Hermann von Fehling, German chemist (Fehling's reagens), dies at 73 in the year 1885.
Jul 01 The United States terminates reciprocity and fishery agreement with Canada on this day in history.
Jul 02 Canada's North-west Insurrection ends with surrender of Big Bear on this day in history.