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Historical Events In 1885

Wednesday, 19 February 2020

Aug 26   In the year 1885 jules Romains, France, novelist/playwright/poet (Men of Good Will)  

Aug 28   Armas Toivo Valdemar Maasalo, composer on this day in history.  

Aug 28   Julius Hopp, composer, dies at 66 in the year 1885.  

Aug 29   On this day in history boxing's first heavyweight title fight with 3-oz gloves & 3-minute rounds fought between John L Sullivan & Dominick McCaffrey  

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   13,000 meteors seen in 1 hour near Andromeda in the year 1885.  

Aug 31   In the year 1885 duBose Heyward, novelist (Porgy)  

Aug 31   On this day in history dubose Heyward, US writer (Porgy-Mamba's daughters), dies  

Sep 02   In the year 1885 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   The first buffet in the US opens in New York City in the year 1885.  

Sep 04   On this day in history 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   John Raedecker, Dutch sculptor (National monument on the Dam) in the year 1885.  

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 in the year 1885.  

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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1885 the birth of D.H Lawrence, English novelist  

Sep 12   Highest score (35) recorded in any 1st-class soccer match is set on this day in history.  

Sep 14   On this day in history vittorio Gui, Italian conductor/composer (Batture d'aspetto)  

Sep 15   In the year 1885 juliusz Zarebski, composer, dies at 31  

Sep 15   On this day in history 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.  

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   George Cleveland, Sydney Nova Scotia, actor (Courage of Lassie) on this day in history.  

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   Ferdinand "Jelly Roll" Morton, New Orleans, jazz pianist/composer in the year 1885.  

Sep 21   In the year 1885 dutch demonstrate for general voting right  

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Famous Birthdays In 1885

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of roland Diggle, composer  

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 in the year 1885.  

Jan 08   On this day in history birth of john Curtin, Victoria, Australian PM (Labor, 1941-45)  

Jan 08   A. J. Muste, Dutch pacifist and activist (d. 1967) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 11   Alice Paul, ERA advocate/founder (National Woman's Party) was born in the year 1885.  

Jan 11   Jack Hoxie, American actor, rodeo performer (d. 1965) was born in the year 1885.  

Jan 13   Alfred Fuller, CEO (Fuller Brush Man) was born in the year 1885.  

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   On this day in history peter C Asbjornsen, Norwegian fairy tale writer, dies at 72  

Jan 13   On this day in history 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   On this day in history death of jules Vall├Ęs, French writer (b. 1832)  

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

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