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Historical Events In 1885

Tuesday, 21 May 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   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 in the year 1885.  

Aug 29   In the year 1885 gottlieb Daimler patents the first motor cycle  

Aug 29   On this day in history gottlieb Daimler receives German patent for a motorcycle  

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

Aug 31   DuBose Heyward, novelist (Porgy) in the year 1885.  

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   1st cafeteria opens (NYC) in the year 1885.  

Sep 04   The first buffet in the US opens in New York City on this day in history.  

Sep 04   On this day in history the first cafeteria opens (NYC)  

Sep 05   1st gasoline pump is delivered to a gasoline dealer (Ft Wayne, Ind) on this day in history.  

Sep 05   John Raedecker, Dutch sculptor (National monument on the Dam) in the year 1885.  

Sep 05   On this day in history the first gasoline pump is delivered to a gasoline dealer (Ft Wayne, Ind)  

Sep 06   On this day in history eastern Rumelia declares its union with Bulgaria. The Unification of Bulgaria is accomplished.  

Sep 06   In the year 1885 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   In the year 1885 berthold Altaner, German church historian (Patrologie)  

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

Sep 11   Moses Hopkins, named minister to Liberia on this day in history.  

Sep 11   The birth of D.H Lawrence, English novelist in the year 1885.  

Sep 12   In the year 1885 highest score (35) recorded in any 1st-class soccer match is set  

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

Sep 17   On this day in history george Cleveland, Sydney Nova Scotia, actor (Courage of Lassie)  

Sep 18   Abdul Muslim Mahomayev, composer on this day in history.  

Sep 18   Riots break out in Montreal to protest against compulsory smallpox vaccination in the year 1885.  

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

Sep 21   Dutch demonstrate for general voting right 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 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   In the year 1885 birth of alice Paul, ERA advocate/founder (National Woman's Party)  

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   In the year 1885 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 19   In the year 1885 fred Burnaby, English colonel/balloon pioneer, dies in battle  

Jan 24   Martin R Delany, politician & black nationalist, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

Jan 26   In the year 1885 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   Leopold Damrosch, composer, dies at 52 on this day in history.  

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