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Historical Events In 1885

Sunday, 26 May 2019

May 18   In the year 1885 australians depart Suakin in the Sudan for Sydney  

May 18   On this day in history eurico Gaspar Dutra, president of Brazil (1945-50)  

May 19   On this day in history 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   Sophie of Schönburg-Waldenburg, wife of Prince William of Wied (d.1936) on this day in history.  

May 22   13th Preakness: Jim McLaughlin aboard Tecumseh wins in 2:49 on this day in history.  

May 22   In the year 1885 julio Fonseca, composer  

May 22   Victor(-Marie) Hugo, French writer (Les Miserables), dies at 83 on this day in history.  

May 29   In the year 1885 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   In the year 1885 georges Mandel, [Louis Rothschild], French Foreign minister (-1940)  

Jun 05   J Palisa discovers asteroid #248 Lameia in the year 1885.  

Jun 05   Julius Benedict, composer (Protoghesi), dies at 80 in the year 1885.  

Jun 06   In the year 1885 19th Belmont: Paul Duffy aboard Tyrant wins in 2:43  

Jun 07   In the year 1885 percy Brier, composer  

Jun 12   Roof collapse kills 30 at murder trial in France in the year 1885.  

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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1885.  

Jun 23   On this day in history nSW Contingent to Sudan disembarks at Sydney  

Jun 24   British government of Salisbury forms on this day in history.  

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

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   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 on this day in history.  

Jul 05   Andre Lhote, French painter/art historian (Traité du paysage) in the year 1885.  

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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   Johannes Ringers, Dutch water engineer (dikes) was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history birth of a. J. Muste, Dutch pacifist and activist (d. 1967)  

Jan 11   In the year 1885 birth of alice Paul, ERA advocate/founder (National Woman's Party)  

Jan 11   In the year 1885 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   Eduard Yosif Kotek, composer, dies at 29 in the year 1885.  

Jan 06   In the year 1885 peter C Asbjornsen, Norwegian fairy tale writer, dies at 72  

Jan 13   On this day in history death of schuyler Colfax,American politician (b.1823)  

Jan 19   In the year 1885 fred Burnaby, English colonel/balloon pioneer, dies in battle  

Jan 24   Martin R Delany, politician & black nationalist, dies at 72 in the year 1885.  

Jan 26   In the year 1885 death of charles George Gordon, Brit gov-gen (Sudan), executed at 51  

Feb 14   Jules Vallès, French writer (b. 1832) died on this day in history.  

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

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