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Historical Events In 1885

Sunday, 07 March 2021

Aug 23   In the year 1885 henry Thomas Tizard, scientist  

Aug 26   Jules Romains, France, novelist/playwright/poet (Men of Good Will) in the year 1885.  

Aug 28   In the year 1885 armas Toivo Valdemar Maasalo, composer  

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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 13,000 meteors seen in 1 hour near Andromeda  

Aug 31   DuBose Heyward, novelist (Porgy) on this day in history.  

Aug 31   In the year 1885 dubose Heyward, US writer (Porgy-Mamba's daughters), dies  

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   On this day in history the first buffet in the US opens in New York City.  

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

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

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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1885 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   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 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   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   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   In the year 1885 george Cleveland, Sydney Nova Scotia, actor (Courage of Lassie)  

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   On this day in history ferdinand "Jelly Roll" Morton, New Orleans, jazz pianist/composer  

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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   Johannes Ringers, Dutch water engineer (dikes) was born in the year 1885.  

Jan 05   Humbert Wolfe, Italian-British poet (d. 1940) was born in the year 1885.  

Jan 08   In the year 1885 birth of john Curtin, Victoria, Australian PM (Labor, 1941-45)  

Jan 08   In the year 1885 birth of a. J. Muste, Dutch pacifist and activist (d. 1967)  

Jan 11   Alice Paul, ERA advocate/founder (National Woman's Party) was born on this day in history.  

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

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   Eduard Yosif Kotek, composer, dies at 29 in the year 1885.  

Jan 06   Peter C Asbjornsen, Norwegian fairy tale writer, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

Jan 13   Schuyler Colfax,American politician (b.1823) died on this day in history.  

Jan 19   On this day in history 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   In the year 1885 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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