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Historical Events In 1885

Wednesday, 18 September 2019

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   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) on this day in history.  

May 21   Gavril Yakimovich Lomakin, composer, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

May 21   On this day in history 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   Julio Fonseca, composer on this day in history.  

May 22   In the year 1885 victor(-Marie) Hugo, French writer (Les Miserables), dies at 83  

May 29   In the year 1885 alfred von Meissner, Austria physician/writer (Ziska), dies at 63  

May 29   Erwin F Finlay-Freundlich, British astronomer (theory of relativity) on this day in history.  

Jun 05   On this day in history georges Mandel, [Louis Rothschild], French Foreign minister (-1940)  

Jun 05   J Palisa discovers asteroid #248 Lameia in the year 1885.  

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   Percy Brier, composer on this day in history.  

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   Agustin Bethencourt, Venezuelan publisher on Curacao, dies at 58 in the year 1885.  

Jun 17   On this day in history gen Edwin H K Freiherr von Manteuffel, mayor (Elzas-Lothar'n), dies  

Jun 17   In the year 1885 statue of Liberty arrived in NYC aboard French ship `Isere'  

Jun 19   Stevan Hristic, composer in the year 1885.  

Jun 22   On this day in history mahdi, [Muhammad Ahmed], Sudanese music reviewer, dies  

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

Jun 27   On this day in history arthur Harmat, composer  

Jun 28   Berthold Viertel, writer on this day in history.  

Jun 29   On this day in history andre Gailhard, composer  

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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history birth of roland Diggle, composer  

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

Jan 05   Humbert Wolfe, Italian-British poet (d. 1940) was born in the year 1885.  

Jan 08   On this day in history birth of john Curtin, Victoria, Australian PM (Labor, 1941-45)  

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

Jan 11   Alice Paul, ERA advocate/founder (National Woman's Party) was born in the year 1885.  

Jan 11   Jack Hoxie, American actor, rodeo performer (d. 1965) was born in the year 1885.  

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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 24   Martin R Delany, politician & black nationalist, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

Jan 26   In the year 1885 death of charles George Gordon, Brit gov-gen (Sudan), executed at 51  

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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