Historical Events In 1885
Wednesday, 20 March 2019
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) in the year 1885.
May 19 On this day in history 1st mass production of shoes (Jan Matzeliger in Lynn, Massachusetts)
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 In the year 1885 sophie of Schönburg-Waldenburg, wife of Prince William of Wied (d.1936)
May 22 On this day in history 13th Preakness: Jim McLaughlin aboard Tecumseh wins in 2:49
May 22 On this day in history julio Fonseca, composer
May 22 In the year 1885 victor(-Marie) Hugo, French writer (Les Miserables), dies at 83
May 29 On this day in history alfred von Meissner, Austria physician/writer (Ziska), dies at 63
May 29 On this day in history erwin F Finlay-Freundlich, British astronomer (theory of relativity)
Jun 05 Georges Mandel, [Louis Rothschild], French Foreign minister (-1940) in the year 1885.
Jun 05 On this day in history j Palisa discovers asteroid #248 Lameia
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 On this day in history roof collapse kills 30 at murder trial in France
Jun 12 Werner Erich Josten, Elberfeld Germany, composer (Jungle) on this day in history.
Jun 14 Agustin Bethencourt, Venezuelan publisher on Curacao, dies at 58 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1885 stevan Hristic, composer
Jun 22 In the year 1885 mahdi, [Muhammad Ahmed], Sudanese music reviewer, dies
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 Andre Maurois, [Emile Herzog], French writer (Balzac) on this day in history.
Jun 27 Arthur Harmat, composer in the year 1885.
Jun 28 Berthold Viertel, writer on this day in history.
Jun 29 Andre Gailhard, composer in the year 1885.
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 On this day in history canada's North-west Insurrection ends with surrender of Big Bear
Jul 05 In the year 1885 andre Lhote, French painter/art historian (Traité du paysage)