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Historical Events In 1885

Saturday, 28 March 2020

May 18   Australians depart Suakin in the Sudan for Sydney in the year 1885.  

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   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   In the year 1885 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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1885.  

May 29   In the year 1885 erwin F Finlay-Freundlich, British astronomer (theory of relativity)  

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   On this day in history 19th Belmont: Paul Duffy aboard Tyrant wins in 2:43  

Jun 07   Percy Brier, composer in the year 1885.  

Jun 12   In the year 1885 roof collapse kills 30 at murder trial in France  

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   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   Stevan Hristic, composer in the year 1885.  

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

Jun 23   In the year 1885 nSW Contingent to Sudan disembarks at Sydney  

Jun 24   In the year 1885 british government of Salisbury forms  

Jun 26   In the year 1885 andre Maurois, [Emile Herzog], French writer (Balzac)  

Jun 27   Arthur Harmat, composer on this day in history.  

Jun 28   In the year 1885 berthold Viertel, writer  

Jun 29   Andre Gailhard, composer in the year 1885.  

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 in the year 1885.  

Jul 05   In the year 1885 andre Lhote, French painter/art historian (Traité du paysage)  

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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   On this day in history birth of johannes Ringers, Dutch water engineer (dikes)  

Jan 05   Humbert Wolfe, Italian-British poet (d. 1940) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 08   John Curtin, Victoria, Australian PM (Labor, 1941-45) was born in the year 1885.  

Jan 08   A. J. Muste, Dutch pacifist and activist (d. 1967) was born in the year 1885.  

Jan 11   In the year 1885 birth of alice Paul, ERA advocate/founder (National Woman's Party)  

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

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   In the year 1885 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   On this day in history death of schuyler Colfax,American politician (b.1823)  

Jan 19   On this day in history 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   On this day in history leopold Damrosch, composer, dies at 52  

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