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Historical Events In 1885

Monday, 19 April 2021

May 18   On this day in history australians depart Suakin in the Sudan for Sydney  

May 18   Eurico Gaspar Dutra, president of Brazil (1945-50) in the year 1885.  

May 19   In the year 1885 1st mass production of shoes (Jan Matzeliger in Lynn, Massachusetts)  

May 19   On this day in history german chancellor Bismarck takes possession of Cameroon &Togoland  

May 19   In the year 1885 the first mass production of shoes (Jan Matzeliger in Lynn MA)  

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   13th Preakness: Jim McLaughlin aboard Tecumseh wins in 2:49 on this day in history.  

May 22   Julio Fonseca, composer in the year 1885.  

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 on this day in history.  

May 29   On this day in history erwin F Finlay-Freundlich, British astronomer (theory of relativity)  

Jun 01   On this day in history smallpox in Montreal killing 3,164 people  

Jun 05   Georges Mandel, [Louis Rothschild], French Foreign minister (-1940) in the year 1885.  

Jun 05   In the year 1885 j Palisa discovers asteroid #248 Lameia  

Jun 05   Julius Benedict, composer (Protoghesi), dies at 80 on this day in history.  

Jun 06   19th Belmont: Paul Duffy aboard Tyrant wins in 2:43 on this day in history.  

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

Jun 12   Roof collapse kills 30 at murder trial in France in the year 1885.  

Jun 12   On this day in history werner Erich Josten, Elberfeld Germany, composer (Jungle)  

Jun 14   On this day in history 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' in the year 1885.  

Jun 19   In the year 1885 stevan Hristic, composer  

Jun 22   Mahdi, [Muhammad Ahmed], Sudanese music reviewer, dies in the year 1885.  

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   In the year 1885 andre Maurois, [Emile Herzog], French writer (Balzac)  

Jun 27   Arthur Harmat, composer in the year 1885.  

Jun 28   On this day in history berthold Viertel, writer  

Jun 29   Andre Gailhard, composer on this day in history.  

Jul 01   In the year 1885 hermann von Fehling, German chemist (Fehling's reagens), dies at 73  

Jul 01   The United States terminates reciprocity and fishery agreement with Canada in the year 1885.  

Jul 02   Canada's North-west Insurrection ends with surrender of Big Bear 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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of humbert Wolfe, Italian-British poet (d. 1940)  

Jan 08   John Curtin, Victoria, Australian PM (Labor, 1941-45) was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 11   Jack Hoxie, American actor, rodeo performer (d. 1965) was born on this day in history.  

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   Eduard Yosif Kotek, composer, dies at 29 in the year 1885.  

Jan 06   Peter C Asbjornsen, Norwegian fairy tale writer, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1885 martin R Delany, politician & black nationalist, dies at 72  

Jan 26   Charles George Gordon, Brit gov-gen (Sudan), executed at 51 died in the year 1885.  

Feb 14   In the year 1885 death of jules Vallès, French writer (b. 1832)  

Feb 15   Leopold Damrosch, composer, dies at 52 in the year 1885.  

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