Historical Events In 1885
Sunday, 24 January 2021
May 18 Australians depart Suakin in the Sudan for Sydney on this day in history.
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) on this day in history.
May 19 On this day in history german chancellor Bismarck takes possession of Cameroon &Togoland
May 19 The first mass production of shoes (Jan Matzeliger in Lynn MA) in the year 1885.
May 21 In the year 1885 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 In the year 1885 13th Preakness: Jim McLaughlin aboard Tecumseh wins in 2:49
May 22 On this day in history 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 Erwin F Finlay-Freundlich, British astronomer (theory of relativity) in the year 1885.
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 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 On this day in history 19th Belmont: Paul Duffy aboard Tyrant wins in 2:43
Jun 07 On this day in history percy Brier, composer
Jun 12 On this day in history 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 Agustin Bethencourt, Venezuelan publisher on Curacao, dies at 58 in the year 1885.
Jun 17 Gen Edwin H K Freiherr von Manteuffel, mayor (Elzas-Lothar'n), dies on this day in history.
Jun 17 On this day in history statue of Liberty arrived in NYC aboard French ship `Isere'
Jun 19 In the year 1885 stevan Hristic, composer
Jun 22 Mahdi, [Muhammad Ahmed], Sudanese music reviewer, dies in the year 1885.
Jun 23 On this day in history 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 In the year 1885 arthur Harmat, composer
Jun 28 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
Jul 01 The United States terminates reciprocity and fishery agreement with Canada in the year 1885.
Jul 02 In the year 1885 canada's North-west Insurrection ends with surrender of Big Bear