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Historical Events In 1885

Thursday, 13 August 2020

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

Jul 06   First anti rabies vaccine used, developed by Louis Pasteur on this day in history.  

Jul 06   In the year 1885 louis Pasteur successfully tests an anti-rabies vaccine  

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

Jul 07   Ernest Bristow Farrar, composer on this day in history.  

Jul 07   Nicola De Giosa, composer, dies at 66 in the year 1885.  

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

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 in the year 1885.  

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   On this day in history 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   Desider Antalffy-Zsiross, Hungarian organist/composer on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history naphtali Siegfried Salomon, composer  

Aug 06   In the year 1885 jozef M E Meeus, Belgian director H-Heart union  

Aug 07   5 German warships anchor at Zanzibar in the year 1885.  

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

Aug 07   Billie Burke, Washington DC, actress (Glinda-Wizard of Oz) in the year 1885.  

Aug 10   Leo Daft opens America's 1st coml operated electric streetcar (Balt) in the year 1885.  

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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1885.  

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

Aug 16   Charles Carson, London England, actor (Cry the Beloved Country) in the year 1885.  

Aug 17   Clara [G Meijer-]Wichmann, German anarchists/feminist (Wife & society) in the year 1885.  

Aug 19   Elsie Ferguson, NY, actress (Lie, Footlights, Scarlet Pages) in the year 1885.  

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   Humbert Wolfe, Italian-British poet (d. 1940) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 08   In the year 1885 birth of a. J. Muste, Dutch pacifist and activist (d. 1967)  

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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1885.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

Feb 15   On this day in history leopold Damrosch, composer, dies at 52  

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