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Historical Events In 1885

Monday, 21 October 2019

Aug 26   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history gottlieb Daimler patents the first motor cycle  

Aug 29   Gottlieb Daimler receives German patent for a motorcycle on this day in history.  

Aug 30   13,000 meteors seen in 1 hour near Andromeda on this day in history.  

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

Aug 31   In the year 1885 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   In the year 1885 1st cafeteria opens (NYC)  

Sep 04   In the year 1885 the first buffet in the US opens in New York City.  

Sep 04   The first cafeteria opens (NYC) in the year 1885.  

Sep 05   1st gasoline pump is delivered to a gasoline dealer (Ft Wayne, Ind) in the year 1885.  

Sep 05   John Raedecker, Dutch sculptor (National monument on the Dam) on this day in history.  

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) on this day in history.  

Sep 10   Berthold Altaner, German church historian (Patrologie) in the year 1885.  

Sep 11   David Herbert "DH" Lawrence, England, writer (Lady Chatterly's Lover) on this day in history.  

Sep 11   On this day in history moses Hopkins, named minister to Liberia  

Sep 11   On this day in history the birth of D.H Lawrence, English novelist  

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   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 on this day in history.  

Sep 16   In the year 1885 puritan (US) beats Genesta (England) in 6th running of America's Cup  

Sep 17   In the year 1885 george Cleveland, Sydney Nova Scotia, actor (Courage of Lassie)  

Sep 18   On this day in history abdul Muslim Mahomayev, composer  

Sep 18   On this day in history riots break out in Montreal to protest against compulsory smallpox vaccination.  

Sep 20   In the year 1885 ferdinand "Jelly Roll" Morton, New Orleans, jazz pianist/composer  

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   Roland Diggle, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Johannes Ringers, Dutch water engineer (dikes) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   In the year 1885 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   A. J. Muste, Dutch pacifist and activist (d. 1967) was born in the year 1885.  

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   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   On this day in history death of schuyler Colfax,American politician (b.1823)  

Jan 19   Fred Burnaby, English colonel/balloon pioneer, dies in battle on this day in history.  

Jan 24   Martin R Delany, politician & black nationalist, dies at 72 in the year 1885.  

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

Feb 14   Jules Vall├Ęs, French writer (b. 1832) died on this day in history.  

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

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