Historical Events In 1885
Sunday, 20 September 2020
Aug 23 Henry Thomas Tizard, scientist in the year 1885.
Aug 26 Jules Romains, France, novelist/playwright/poet (Men of Good Will) in the year 1885.
Aug 28 Armas Toivo Valdemar Maasalo, composer on this day in history.
Aug 28 Julius Hopp, composer, dies at 66 on this day in history.
Aug 29 In the year 1885 boxing's first heavyweight title fight with 3-oz gloves & 3-minute rounds fought between John L Sullivan & Dominick McCaffrey
Aug 29 In the year 1885 gottlieb Daimler patents the first motor cycle
Aug 29 Gottlieb Daimler receives German patent for a motorcycle in the year 1885.
Aug 30 In the year 1885 13,000 meteors seen in 1 hour near Andromeda
Aug 31 On this day in history duBose Heyward, novelist (Porgy)
Aug 31 In the year 1885 dubose Heyward, US writer (Porgy-Mamba's daughters), dies
Sep 02 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 in the year 1885.
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 In the year 1885 the first cafeteria opens (NYC)
Sep 05 In the year 1885 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) in the year 1885.
Sep 06 Eastern Rumelia declares its union with Bulgaria. The Unification of Bulgaria is accomplished on this day in history.
Sep 06 In the year 1885 franz T Csokor, Austrian author (Writings on the Wall)
Sep 07 On this day in history harry Sinclair Lewis, US, writer (Babbitt, Nobel 1930)
Sep 10 Berthold Altaner, German church historian (Patrologie) on this day in history.
Sep 11 In the year 1885 david Herbert "DH" Lawrence, England, writer (Lady Chatterly's Lover)
Sep 11 Moses Hopkins, named minister to Liberia on this day in history.
Sep 11 The birth of D.H Lawrence, English novelist on this day in history.
Sep 12 Highest score (35) recorded in any 1st-class soccer match is set in the year 1885.
Sep 14 On this day in history 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 in the year 1885.
Sep 16 In the year 1885 karen Horney, German/US, neo-freudian psychoanalyst
Sep 16 In the year 1885 puritan (US) beats Genesta (England) in 6th running of America's Cup
Sep 17 George Cleveland, Sydney Nova Scotia, actor (Courage of Lassie) in the year 1885.
Sep 18 Abdul Muslim Mahomayev, composer in the year 1885.
Sep 18 On this day in history riots break out in Montreal to protest against compulsory smallpox vaccination.
Sep 20 Ferdinand "Jelly Roll" Morton, New Orleans, jazz pianist/composer in the year 1885.