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Historical Events In 1885

Wednesday, 24 February 2021

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

Jul 06   First anti rabies vaccine used, developed by Louis Pasteur in the year 1885.  

Jul 06   Louis Pasteur successfully tests an anti-rabies vaccine on this day in history.  

Jul 06   On this day in history the first inoculation (for rabies) of a human being, by Louis Pasteur  

Jul 07   On this day in history ernest Bristow Farrar, composer  

Jul 07   On this day in history nicola De Giosa, composer, dies at 66  

Jul 08   Ann Jemima Flower, oldest resident of Netherlands in the year 1885.  

Jul 08   Hendrick Waelput, composer, dies at 39 in the year 1885.  

Jul 11   On this day in history roger de la Fresnaye, French sculptor/painter  

Jul 12   George Sainton Kaye Butterworth, composer on this day in history.  

Jul 17   Benjamin James Dale, composer in the year 1885.  

Jul 20   Gustave Charlier, Belgian literature historian/critic on this day in history.  

Jul 21   In the year 1885 frances Parkinson Keyes, novelist (Dinner at Antoine)  

Jul 23   On this day in history ulysses S Grant, 18th US pres, dies in Mount McGregor NY, at 63  

Jul 24   In the year 1885 desider Antalffy-Zsiross, Hungarian organist/composer  

Jul 25   Benito Lynch, Irish/Argentine writer (Caranchos de la Florida) in the year 1885.  

Jul 26   Andre Maurois, Elbeuf, France, novelist/biographer in the year 1885.  

Aug 03   On this day in history naphtali Siegfried Salomon, composer  

Aug 06   Jozef M E Meeus, Belgian director H-Heart union in the year 1885.  

Aug 07   In the year 1885 5 German warships anchor at Zanzibar  

Aug 07   In the year 1885 antony EJ Modderman, Dutch minister of Justice (1879-83), dies at 46  

Aug 07   On this day in history billie Burke, Washington DC, actress (Glinda-Wizard of Oz)  

Aug 10   On this day in history leo Daft opens America's 1st coml operated electric streetcar (Balt)  

Aug 11   $100,000 raised in US for pedestal for Statue of Liberty in the year 1885.  

Aug 12   In the year 1885 alexander Albrecht, composer  

Aug 12   In the year 1885 georg Curtius, German classical/linguist/philologist, dies at 65  

Aug 13   BHP incorporated in Australia as a business in the year 1885.  

Aug 14   In the year 1885 japan's first patent is issued to the inventor of a rust-proof paint.  

Aug 15   Andrey Filippovich Pashchenko, composer on this day in history.  

Aug 16   On this day in history charles Carson, London England, actor (Cry the Beloved Country)  

Aug 17   On this day in history clara [G Meijer-]Wichmann, German anarchists/feminist (Wife & society)  

Aug 19   Elsie Ferguson, NY, actress (Lie, Footlights, Scarlet Pages) on this day in history.  

Aug 20   Dino Campana, Italian poet (Canti orfici) on this day in history.  

Aug 20   Edouard J A Agneessens, Flemish painter (Slave Market), dies at 42 on this day in history.  

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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   On this day in history birth of johannes Ringers, Dutch water engineer (dikes)  

Jan 05   In the year 1885 birth of humbert Wolfe, Italian-British poet (d. 1940)  

Jan 08   In the year 1885 birth of john Curtin, Victoria, Australian PM (Labor, 1941-45)  

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

Jan 11   On this day in history birth of alice Paul, ERA advocate/founder (National Woman's Party)  

Jan 11   Jack Hoxie, American actor, rodeo performer (d. 1965) was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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   Martin R Delany, politician & black nationalist, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

Jan 26   On this day in history death of charles George Gordon, Brit gov-gen (Sudan), executed at 51  

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

Feb 15   Leopold Damrosch, composer, dies at 52 on this day in history.  

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