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Historical Events In 1885

Saturday, 19 January 2019

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

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) on this day in history.  

May 19   In the year 1885 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   In the year 1885 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   In the year 1885 julio Fonseca, composer  

May 22   On this day in history 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   In the year 1885 erwin F Finlay-Freundlich, British astronomer (theory of relativity)  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Jun 07   Percy Brier, composer on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   Stevan Hristic, composer in the year 1885.  

Jun 22   In the year 1885 mahdi, [Muhammad Ahmed], Sudanese music reviewer, dies  

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

Jun 24   In the year 1885 british government of Salisbury forms  

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

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

Jun 28   In the year 1885 berthold Viertel, writer  

Jun 29   Andre Gailhard, composer on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jul 05   Andre Lhote, French painter/art historian (Traité du paysage) on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1885

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   Roland Diggle, composer was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1885.  

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

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   In the year 1885 eduard Yosif Kotek, composer, dies at 29  

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

Jan 24   On this day in history martin R Delany, politician & black nationalist, dies at 72  

Jan 26   On this day in history 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   Leopold Damrosch, composer, dies at 52 on this day in history.  

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