Historical Events In 1885
Saturday, 28 March 2020
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 In the year 1885 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 The first mass production of shoes (Jan Matzeliger in Lynn MA) on this day in history.
May 21 On this day in history gavril Yakimovich Lomakin, composer, dies at 73
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 on this day in history.
May 22 Julio Fonseca, composer on this day in history.
May 22 Victor(-Marie) Hugo, French writer (Les Miserables), dies at 83 in the year 1885.
May 29 Alfred von Meissner, Austria physician/writer (Ziska), dies at 63 in the year 1885.
May 29 In the year 1885 erwin F Finlay-Freundlich, British astronomer (theory of relativity)
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 On this day in history 19th Belmont: Paul Duffy aboard Tyrant wins in 2:43
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 On this day in history werner Erich Josten, Elberfeld Germany, composer (Jungle)
Jun 14 On this day in history agustin Bethencourt, Venezuelan publisher on Curacao, dies at 58
Jun 17 In the year 1885 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 on this day in history.
Jun 23 In the year 1885 nSW Contingent to Sudan disembarks at Sydney
Jun 24 In the year 1885 british government of Salisbury forms
Jun 26 In the year 1885 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 in the year 1885.
Jul 01 Hermann von Fehling, German chemist (Fehling's reagens), dies at 73 on this day in history.
Jul 01 On this day in history the United States terminates reciprocity and fishery agreement with Canada.
Jul 02 Canada's North-west Insurrection ends with surrender of Big Bear in the year 1885.
Jul 05 In the year 1885 andre Lhote, French painter/art historian (Traité du paysage)