Historical Events In 1885
Sunday, 26 January 2020
May 18 In the year 1885 australians depart Suakin in the Sudan for Sydney
May 18 In the year 1885 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 On this day in history german chancellor Bismarck takes possession of Cameroon &Togoland
May 19 On this day in history the first mass production of shoes (Jan Matzeliger in Lynn MA)
May 21 Gavril Yakimovich Lomakin, composer, dies at 73 in the year 1885.
May 21 Sophie of Schönburg-Waldenburg, wife of Prince William of Wied (d.1936) on this day in history.
May 22 In the year 1885 13th Preakness: Jim McLaughlin aboard Tecumseh wins in 2:49
May 22 Julio Fonseca, composer on this day in history.
May 22 On this day in history victor(-Marie) Hugo, French writer (Les Miserables), dies at 83
May 29 Alfred von Meissner, Austria physician/writer (Ziska), dies at 63 in the year 1885.
May 29 Erwin F Finlay-Freundlich, British astronomer (theory of relativity) on this day in history.
Jun 05 Georges Mandel, [Louis Rothschild], French Foreign minister (-1940) on this day in history.
Jun 05 J Palisa discovers asteroid #248 Lameia on this day in history.
Jun 05 Julius Benedict, composer (Protoghesi), dies at 80 in the year 1885.
Jun 06 19th Belmont: Paul Duffy aboard Tyrant wins in 2:43 in the year 1885.
Jun 07 On this day in history percy Brier, composer
Jun 12 Roof collapse kills 30 at murder trial in France on this day in history.
Jun 12 In the year 1885 werner Erich Josten, Elberfeld Germany, composer (Jungle)
Jun 14 In the year 1885 agustin Bethencourt, Venezuelan publisher on Curacao, dies at 58
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 In the year 1885 nSW Contingent to Sudan disembarks at Sydney
Jun 24 On this day in history british government of Salisbury forms
Jun 26 Andre Maurois, [Emile Herzog], French writer (Balzac) on this day in history.
Jun 27 Arthur Harmat, composer on this day in history.
Jun 28 Berthold Viertel, writer on this day in history.
Jun 29 In the year 1885 andre Gailhard, composer
Jul 01 In the year 1885 hermann von Fehling, German chemist (Fehling's reagens), dies at 73
Jul 01 In the year 1885 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.