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Historical Events In 1885

Monday, 22 July 2019

May 18   Australians depart Suakin in the Sudan for Sydney in the year 1885.  

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   German chancellor Bismarck takes possession of Cameroon &Togoland in the year 1885.  

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

May 21   On this day in history 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   In the year 1885 13th Preakness: Jim McLaughlin aboard Tecumseh wins in 2:49  

May 22   On this day in history julio Fonseca, composer  

May 22   Victor(-Marie) Hugo, French writer (Les Miserables), dies at 83 in the year 1885.  

May 29   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Jun 05   In the year 1885 julius Benedict, composer (Protoghesi), dies at 80  

Jun 06   19th Belmont: Paul Duffy aboard Tyrant wins in 2:43 on this day in history.  

Jun 07   Percy Brier, composer in the year 1885.  

Jun 12   In the year 1885 roof collapse kills 30 at murder trial in France  

Jun 12   Werner Erich Josten, Elberfeld Germany, composer (Jungle) in the year 1885.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jun 17   On this day in history statue of Liberty arrived in NYC aboard French ship `Isere'  

Jun 19   On this day in history stevan Hristic, composer  

Jun 22   Mahdi, [Muhammad Ahmed], Sudanese music reviewer, dies on this day in history.  

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

Jun 27   On this day in history arthur Harmat, composer  

Jun 28   Berthold Viertel, writer in the year 1885.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1885 birth of a. J. Muste, Dutch pacifist and activist (d. 1967)  

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

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   On this day in history 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   Fred Burnaby, English colonel/balloon pioneer, dies in battle in the year 1885.  

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

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

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