Historical Events In 1885
Monday, 04 July 2022
Aug 23 In the year 1885 henry Thomas Tizard, scientist
Aug 26 In the year 1885 jules Romains, France, novelist/playwright/poet (Men of Good Will)
Aug 28 Armas Toivo Valdemar Maasalo, composer in the year 1885.
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 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 13,000 meteors seen in 1 hour near Andromeda in the year 1885.
Aug 31 DuBose Heyward, novelist (Porgy) on this day in history.
Aug 31 Dubose Heyward, US writer (Porgy-Mamba's daughters), dies in the year 1885.
Sep 02 On this day in history 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 The first cafeteria opens (NYC) in the year 1885.
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) 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 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 Harry Sinclair Lewis, US, writer (Babbitt, Nobel 1930) in the year 1885.
Sep 10 On this day in history berthold Altaner, German church historian (Patrologie)
Sep 11 David Herbert "DH" Lawrence, England, writer (Lady Chatterly's Lover) in the year 1885.
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 On this day in history 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 In the year 1885 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 on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
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 Riots break out in Montreal to protest against compulsory smallpox vaccination on this day in history.
Sep 20 Ferdinand "Jelly Roll" Morton, New Orleans, jazz pianist/composer in the year 1885.