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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)  

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Famous Birthdays In 1885

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of roland Diggle, composer  

Jan 02   In the year 1885 birth of johannes Ringers, Dutch water engineer (dikes)  

Jan 05   Humbert Wolfe, Italian-British poet (d. 1940) was born in the year 1885.  

Jan 08   John Curtin, Victoria, Australian PM (Labor, 1941-45) was born in the year 1885.  

Jan 08   A. J. Muste, Dutch pacifist and activist (d. 1967) was born in the year 1885.  

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   Alfred Fuller, CEO (Fuller Brush Man) was born in the year 1885.  

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 in the year 1885.  

Jan 13   Schuyler Colfax,American politician (b.1823) died on this day in history.  

Jan 19   Fred Burnaby, English colonel/balloon pioneer, dies in battle on this day in history.  

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

Jan 26   Charles George Gordon, Brit gov-gen (Sudan), executed at 51 died in the year 1885.  

Feb 14   Jules Vallès, French writer (b. 1832) died in the year 1885.  

Feb 15   In the year 1885 leopold Damrosch, composer, dies at 52  

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