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Historical Events In 1885

Saturday, 15 May 2021

Jul 05   Andre Lhote, French painter/art historian (Traité du paysage) on this day in history.  

Jul 06   In the year 1885 first anti rabies vaccine used, developed by Louis Pasteur  

Jul 06   On this day in history louis Pasteur successfully tests an anti-rabies vaccine  

Jul 06   The first inoculation (for rabies) of a human being, by Louis Pasteur in the year 1885.  

Jul 07   Ernest Bristow Farrar, composer in the year 1885.  

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

Jul 08   On this day in history ann Jemima Flower, oldest resident of Netherlands  

Jul 08   Hendrick Waelput, composer, dies at 39 on this day in history.  

Jul 11   In the year 1885 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   On this day in history gustave Charlier, Belgian literature historian/critic  

Jul 21   Frances Parkinson Keyes, novelist (Dinner at Antoine) on this day in history.  

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

Jul 24   Desider Antalffy-Zsiross, Hungarian organist/composer in the year 1885.  

Jul 25   On this day in history benito Lynch, Irish/Argentine writer (Caranchos de la Florida)  

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

Aug 03   Naphtali Siegfried Salomon, composer on this day in history.  

Aug 06   Jozef M E Meeus, Belgian director H-Heart union on this day in history.  

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

Aug 07   On this day in history antony EJ Modderman, Dutch minister of Justice (1879-83), dies at 46  

Aug 07   Billie Burke, Washington DC, actress (Glinda-Wizard of Oz) on this day in history.  

Aug 10   In the year 1885 leo Daft opens America's 1st coml operated electric streetcar (Balt)  

Aug 11   $100,000 raised in US for pedestal for Statue of Liberty on this day in history.  

Aug 12   Alexander Albrecht, composer in the year 1885.  

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

Aug 13   BHP incorporated in Australia as a business on this day in history.  

Aug 14   Japan's first patent is issued to the inventor of a rust-proof paint on this day in history.  

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

Aug 16   In the year 1885 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   On this day in history elsie Ferguson, NY, actress (Lie, Footlights, Scarlet Pages)  

Aug 20   Dino Campana, Italian poet (Canti orfici) in the year 1885.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 05   On this day in history 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   On this day in history birth of a. J. Muste, Dutch pacifist and activist (d. 1967)  

Jan 11   Alice Paul, ERA advocate/founder (National Woman's Party) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 11   On this day in history birth of jack Hoxie, American actor, rodeo performer (d. 1965)  

Jan 13   In the year 1885 birth of alfred Fuller, CEO (Fuller Brush Man)  

Famous Deaths In 1885

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 04   In the year 1885 eduard Yosif Kotek, composer, dies at 29  

Jan 06   Peter C Asbjornsen, Norwegian fairy tale writer, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

Jan 13   Schuyler Colfax,American politician (b.1823) died in the year 1885.  

Jan 19   On this day in history fred Burnaby, English colonel/balloon pioneer, dies in battle  

Jan 24   In the year 1885 martin R Delany, politician & black nationalist, dies at 72  

Jan 26   Charles George Gordon, Brit gov-gen (Sudan), executed at 51 died on this day in history.  

Feb 14   On this day in history death of jules Vallès, French writer (b. 1832)  

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

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