Historical Events In 1885
Tuesday, 07 July 2020
Aug 23 On this day in history henry Thomas Tizard, scientist
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 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 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 On this day in history duBose Heyward, novelist (Porgy)
Aug 31 Dubose Heyward, US writer (Porgy-Mamba's daughters), dies on this day in history.
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 In the year 1885 the first buffet in the US opens in New York City.
Sep 04 In the year 1885 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 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 Franz T Csokor, Austrian author (Writings on the Wall) in the year 1885.
Sep 07 In the year 1885 harry Sinclair Lewis, US, writer (Babbitt, Nobel 1930)
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 In the year 1885 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 on this day in history.
Sep 14 Vittorio Gui, Italian conductor/composer (Batture d'aspetto) on this day in history.
Sep 15 Juliusz Zarebski, composer, dies at 31 in the year 1885.
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 Puritan (US) beats Genesta (England) in 6th running of America's Cup in the year 1885.
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 Riots break out in Montreal to protest against compulsory smallpox vaccination in the year 1885.
Sep 20 Ferdinand "Jelly Roll" Morton, New Orleans, jazz pianist/composer on this day in history.