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Historical Events In 1885

Sunday, 24 May 2020

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   1st mass production of shoes (Jan Matzeliger in Lynn, Massachusetts) in the year 1885.  

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) on this day in history.  

May 21   In the year 1885 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   In the year 1885 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   On this day in history 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 01   Smallpox in Montreal killing 3,164 people in the year 1885.  

Jun 05   Georges Mandel, [Louis Rothschild], French Foreign minister (-1940) on this day in history.  

Jun 05   J Palisa discovers asteroid #248 Lameia in the year 1885.  

Jun 05   On this day in history julius Benedict, composer (Protoghesi), dies at 80  

Jun 06   In the year 1885 19th Belmont: Paul Duffy aboard Tyrant wins in 2:43  

Jun 07   Percy Brier, composer on this day in history.  

Jun 12   On this day in history roof collapse kills 30 at murder trial in France  

Jun 12   In the year 1885 werner Erich Josten, Elberfeld Germany, composer (Jungle)  

Jun 14   Agustin Bethencourt, Venezuelan publisher on Curacao, dies at 58 in the year 1885.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jun 22   Mahdi, [Muhammad Ahmed], Sudanese music reviewer, dies on this day in history.  

Jun 23   NSW Contingent to Sudan disembarks at Sydney on this day in history.  

Jun 24   British government of Salisbury forms in the year 1885.  

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   Berthold Viertel, writer in the year 1885.  

Jun 29   Andre Gailhard, composer in the year 1885.  

Jul 01   Hermann von Fehling, German chemist (Fehling's reagens), dies at 73 in the year 1885.  

Jul 01   On this day in history the United States terminates reciprocity and fishery agreement with Canada.  

Jul 02   On this day in history canada's North-west Insurrection ends with surrender of Big Bear  

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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   John Curtin, Victoria, Australian PM (Labor, 1941-45) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 08   In the year 1885 birth of a. J. Muste, Dutch pacifist and activist (d. 1967)  

Jan 11   Alice Paul, ERA advocate/founder (National Woman's Party) was born in the year 1885.  

Jan 11   In the year 1885 birth of jack Hoxie, American actor, rodeo performer (d. 1965)  

Jan 13   Alfred Fuller, CEO (Fuller Brush Man) was born in the year 1885.  

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   In the year 1885 peter C Asbjornsen, Norwegian fairy tale writer, dies at 72  

Jan 13   Schuyler Colfax,American politician (b.1823) died on this day in history.  

Jan 19   In the year 1885 fred Burnaby, English colonel/balloon pioneer, dies in battle  

Jan 24   On this day in history martin R Delany, politician & black nationalist, dies at 72  

Jan 26   On this day in history death of charles George Gordon, Brit gov-gen (Sudan), executed at 51  

Feb 14   Jules Vallès, French writer (b. 1832) died in the year 1885.  

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

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