Historical Events In 1885
Sunday, 26 May 2019
May 18 In the year 1885 australians depart Suakin in the Sudan for Sydney
May 18 On this day in history eurico Gaspar Dutra, president of Brazil (1945-50)
May 19 On this day in history 1st mass production of shoes (Jan Matzeliger in Lynn, Massachusetts)
May 19 In the year 1885 german chancellor Bismarck takes possession of Cameroon &Togoland
May 19 The first mass production of shoes (Jan Matzeliger in Lynn MA) on this day in history.
May 21 On this day in history gavril Yakimovich Lomakin, composer, dies at 73
May 21 Sophie of Schönburg-Waldenburg, wife of Prince William of Wied (d.1936) on this day in history.
May 22 13th Preakness: Jim McLaughlin aboard Tecumseh wins in 2:49 on this day in history.
May 22 In the year 1885 julio Fonseca, composer
May 22 Victor(-Marie) Hugo, French writer (Les Miserables), dies at 83 on this day in history.
May 29 In the year 1885 alfred von Meissner, Austria physician/writer (Ziska), dies at 63
May 29 On this day in history erwin F Finlay-Freundlich, British astronomer (theory of relativity)
Jun 05 In the year 1885 georges Mandel, [Louis Rothschild], French Foreign minister (-1940)
Jun 05 J Palisa discovers asteroid #248 Lameia in the year 1885.
Jun 05 Julius Benedict, composer (Protoghesi), dies at 80 in the year 1885.
Jun 06 In the year 1885 19th Belmont: Paul Duffy aboard Tyrant wins in 2:43
Jun 07 In the year 1885 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) on this day in history.
Jun 14 Agustin Bethencourt, Venezuelan publisher on Curacao, dies at 58 on this day in history.
Jun 17 On this day in history 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 Stevan Hristic, composer in the year 1885.
Jun 22 Mahdi, [Muhammad Ahmed], Sudanese music reviewer, dies in the year 1885.
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 On this day in history arthur Harmat, composer
Jun 28 Berthold Viertel, writer in the year 1885.
Jun 29 In the year 1885 andre Gailhard, composer
Jul 01 Hermann von Fehling, German chemist (Fehling's reagens), dies at 73 on this day in history.
Jul 01 On this day in history the United States terminates reciprocity and fishery agreement with Canada.
Jul 02 Canada's North-west Insurrection ends with surrender of Big Bear on this day in history.
Jul 05 Andre Lhote, French painter/art historian (Traité du paysage) in the year 1885.