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Historical Events In 1885

Sunday, 26 January 2020

May 18   In the year 1885 australians depart Suakin in the Sudan for Sydney  

May 18   In the year 1885 eurico Gaspar Dutra, president of Brazil (1945-50)  

May 19   1st mass production of shoes (Jan Matzeliger in Lynn, Massachusetts) in the year 1885.  

May 19   On this day in history german chancellor Bismarck takes possession of Cameroon &Togoland  

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

May 21   Gavril Yakimovich Lomakin, composer, dies at 73 in the year 1885.  

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

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   On this day in history victor(-Marie) Hugo, French writer (Les Miserables), dies at 83  

May 29   Alfred von Meissner, Austria physician/writer (Ziska), dies at 63 in the year 1885.  

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

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   19th Belmont: Paul Duffy aboard Tyrant wins in 2:43 in the year 1885.  

Jun 07   On this day in history percy Brier, composer  

Jun 12   Roof collapse kills 30 at murder trial in France on this day in history.  

Jun 12   In the year 1885 werner Erich Josten, Elberfeld Germany, composer (Jungle)  

Jun 14   In the year 1885 agustin Bethencourt, Venezuelan publisher on Curacao, dies at 58  

Jun 17   On this day in history 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 in the year 1885.  

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

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

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

Jun 29   In the year 1885 andre Gailhard, composer  

Jul 01   In the year 1885 hermann von Fehling, German chemist (Fehling's reagens), dies at 73  

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

Jul 02   Canada's North-west Insurrection ends with surrender of Big Bear on this day in history.  

Jul 05   Andre Lhote, French painter/art historian (Traité du paysage) in the year 1885.  

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

Jan 08   A. J. Muste, Dutch pacifist and activist (d. 1967) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 11   Alice Paul, ERA advocate/founder (National Woman's Party) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 11   In the year 1885 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   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   Schuyler Colfax,American politician (b.1823) died on this day in history.  

Jan 19   On this day in history fred Burnaby, English colonel/balloon pioneer, dies in battle  

Jan 24   Martin R Delany, politician & black nationalist, dies at 72 in the year 1885.  

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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