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Historical Events In 1885

Thursday, 30 June 2022

May 18   Australians depart Suakin in the Sudan for Sydney on this day in history.  

May 18   Eurico Gaspar Dutra, president of Brazil (1945-50) on this day in history.  

May 19   On this day in history 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   In the year 1885 the first mass production of shoes (Jan Matzeliger in Lynn MA)  

May 21   In the year 1885 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   13th Preakness: Jim McLaughlin aboard Tecumseh wins in 2:49 in the year 1885.  

May 22   Julio Fonseca, composer in the year 1885.  

May 22   Victor(-Marie) Hugo, French writer (Les Miserables), dies at 83 on this day in history.  

May 29   On this day in history alfred von Meissner, Austria physician/writer (Ziska), dies at 63  

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

Jun 01   Smallpox in Montreal killing 3,164 people on this day in history.  

Jun 05   Georges Mandel, [Louis Rothschild], French Foreign minister (-1940) in the year 1885.  

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   In the year 1885 percy Brier, composer  

Jun 12   Roof collapse kills 30 at murder trial in France in the year 1885.  

Jun 12   In the year 1885 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 in the year 1885.  

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   NSW Contingent to Sudan disembarks at Sydney on this day in history.  

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

Jun 26   Andre Maurois, [Emile Herzog], French writer (Balzac) on this day in history.  

Jun 27   Arthur Harmat, composer in the year 1885.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jul 01   In the year 1885 the United States terminates reciprocity and fishery agreement with Canada.  

Jul 02   On this day in history canada's North-west Insurrection ends with surrender of Big Bear  

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

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of humbert Wolfe, Italian-British poet (d. 1940)  

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

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

Jan 11   On this day in history birth of alice Paul, ERA advocate/founder (National Woman's Party)  

Jan 11   On this day in history birth of jack Hoxie, American actor, rodeo performer (d. 1965)  

Jan 13   On this day in history birth of alfred Fuller, CEO (Fuller Brush Man)  

Famous Deaths In 1885

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 04   Eduard Yosif Kotek, composer, dies at 29 on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Peter C Asbjornsen, Norwegian fairy tale writer, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

Jan 13   In the year 1885 death of schuyler Colfax,American politician (b.1823)  

Jan 19   In the year 1885 fred Burnaby, English colonel/balloon pioneer, dies in battle  

Jan 24   In the year 1885 martin R Delany, politician & black nationalist, dies at 72  

Jan 26   Charles George Gordon, Brit gov-gen (Sudan), executed at 51 died on this day in history.  

Feb 14   Jules Vallès, French writer (b. 1832) died on this day in history.  

Feb 15   On this day in history leopold Damrosch, composer, dies at 52  

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