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Historical Events In 1885

Friday, 08 November 2019

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   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) on this day in history.  

May 21   In the year 1885 gavril Yakimovich Lomakin, composer, dies at 73  

May 21   Sophie of Schönburg-Waldenburg, wife of Prince William of Wied (d.1936) on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1885 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   Erwin F Finlay-Freundlich, British astronomer (theory of relativity) on this day in history.  

Jun 05   In the year 1885 georges Mandel, [Louis Rothschild], French Foreign minister (-1940)  

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

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   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   In the year 1885 agustin Bethencourt, Venezuelan publisher on Curacao, dies at 58  

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

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

Jun 23   NSW Contingent to Sudan disembarks at Sydney in the year 1885.  

Jun 24   British government of Salisbury forms in the year 1885.  

Jun 26   On this day in history andre Maurois, [Emile Herzog], French writer (Balzac)  

Jun 27   Arthur Harmat, composer in the year 1885.  

Jun 28   In the year 1885 berthold Viertel, writer  

Jun 29   Andre Gailhard, composer in the year 1885.  

Jul 01   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Jul 05   On this day in history 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 in the year 1885.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 08   On this day in history birth of a. J. Muste, Dutch pacifist and activist (d. 1967)  

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   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   Peter C Asbjornsen, Norwegian fairy tale writer, dies at 72 in the year 1885.  

Jan 13   Schuyler Colfax,American politician (b.1823) died in the year 1885.  

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   On this day in history death of jules Vallès, French writer (b. 1832)  

Feb 15   In the year 1885 leopold Damrosch, composer, dies at 52  

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