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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.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1885

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of roland Diggle, composer  

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   In the year 1885 birth of john Curtin, Victoria, Australian PM (Labor, 1941-45)  

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 in the year 1885.  

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

Jan 13   In the year 1885 birth of alfred Fuller, CEO (Fuller Brush Man)  

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   Fred Burnaby, English colonel/balloon pioneer, dies in battle in the year 1885.  

Jan 24   Martin R Delany, politician & black nationalist, dies at 72 in the year 1885.  

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 15   Leopold Damrosch, composer, dies at 52 on this day in history.  

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