Historical Events In 1885
Sunday, 07 March 2021
Aug 23 In the year 1885 henry Thomas Tizard, scientist
Aug 26 Jules Romains, France, novelist/playwright/poet (Men of Good Will) in the year 1885.
Aug 28 In the year 1885 armas Toivo Valdemar Maasalo, composer
Aug 28 On this day in history julius Hopp, composer, dies at 66
Aug 29 Boxing's first heavyweight title fight with 3-oz gloves & 3-minute rounds fought between John L Sullivan & Dominick McCaffrey on this day in history.
Aug 29 Gottlieb Daimler patents the first motor cycle on this day in history.
Aug 29 Gottlieb Daimler receives German patent for a motorcycle in the year 1885.
Aug 30 On this day in history 13,000 meteors seen in 1 hour near Andromeda
Aug 31 DuBose Heyward, novelist (Porgy) on this day in history.
Aug 31 In the year 1885 dubose Heyward, US writer (Porgy-Mamba's daughters), dies
Sep 02 On this day in history in Rock Springs, Wyoming, 150 white miners, who were struggling to unionize so they could strike for better wages and work conditions, attack their Chinese fellow workers, killing 28, wounding 15, and forcing several hundred more out of town.
Sep 04 On this day in history 1st cafeteria opens (NYC)
Sep 04 On this day in history the first buffet in the US opens in New York City.
Sep 04 The first cafeteria opens (NYC) in the year 1885.
Sep 05 On this day in history 1st gasoline pump is delivered to a gasoline dealer (Ft Wayne, Ind)
Sep 05 In the year 1885 john Raedecker, Dutch sculptor (National monument on the Dam)
Sep 05 The first gasoline pump is delivered to a gasoline dealer (Ft Wayne, Ind) on this day in history.
Sep 06 On this day in history eastern Rumelia declares its union with Bulgaria. The Unification of Bulgaria is accomplished.
Sep 06 On this day in history franz T Csokor, Austrian author (Writings on the Wall)
Sep 07 Harry Sinclair Lewis, US, writer (Babbitt, Nobel 1930) in the year 1885.
Sep 10 On this day in history berthold Altaner, German church historian (Patrologie)
Sep 11 In the year 1885 david Herbert "DH" Lawrence, England, writer (Lady Chatterly's Lover)
Sep 11 On this day in history moses Hopkins, named minister to Liberia
Sep 11 The birth of D.H Lawrence, English novelist in the year 1885.
Sep 12 Highest score (35) recorded in any 1st-class soccer match is set in the year 1885.
Sep 14 In the year 1885 vittorio Gui, Italian conductor/composer (Batture d'aspetto)
Sep 15 On this day in history juliusz Zarebski, composer, dies at 31
Sep 15 Tthe famous circus elephant "Jumbo" is killed by a GTR freight train, hauled by locomotive no. 788 at St. Thomas. It was struck from behind while being lead along the track to be loaded into his car. Jumbo stood 12' 5" high and weighted 7 1/2 tons on this day in history.
Sep 16 Karen Horney, German/US, neo-freudian psychoanalyst in the year 1885.
Sep 16 Puritan (US) beats Genesta (England) in 6th running of America's Cup on this day in history.
Sep 17 In the year 1885 george Cleveland, Sydney Nova Scotia, actor (Courage of Lassie)
Sep 18 Abdul Muslim Mahomayev, composer on this day in history.
Sep 18 On this day in history riots break out in Montreal to protest against compulsory smallpox vaccination.
Sep 20 On this day in history ferdinand "Jelly Roll" Morton, New Orleans, jazz pianist/composer