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Historical Events In 1885

Friday, 03 April 2020

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   On this day in history julius Hopp, composer, dies at 66  

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

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 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 in the year 1885.  

Sep 04   In the year 1885 1st cafeteria opens (NYC)  

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

Sep 04   The first cafeteria opens (NYC) on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Sep 06   In the year 1885 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   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) in the year 1885.  

Sep 11   In the year 1885 moses Hopkins, named minister to Liberia  

Sep 11   On this day in history 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   Vittorio Gui, Italian conductor/composer (Batture d'aspetto) in the year 1885.  

Sep 15   Juliusz Zarebski, composer, dies at 31 on this day in history.  

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 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   George Cleveland, Sydney Nova Scotia, actor (Courage of Lassie) in the year 1885.  

Sep 18   In the year 1885 abdul Muslim Mahomayev, composer  

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

Sep 20   Ferdinand "Jelly Roll" Morton, New Orleans, jazz pianist/composer in the year 1885.  

Sep 21   Dutch demonstrate for general voting right in the year 1885.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1885

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1885 birth of roland Diggle, composer  

Jan 02   In the year 1885 birth of johannes Ringers, Dutch water engineer (dikes)  

Jan 05   Humbert Wolfe, Italian-British poet (d. 1940) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 08   John Curtin, Victoria, Australian PM (Labor, 1941-45) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 08   On this day in history birth of a. J. Muste, Dutch pacifist and activist (d. 1967)  

Jan 11   Alice Paul, ERA advocate/founder (National Woman's Party) was born in the year 1885.  

Jan 11   Jack Hoxie, American actor, rodeo performer (d. 1965) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 13   On this day in history 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   In the year 1885 death of schuyler Colfax,American politician (b.1823)  

Jan 19   On this day in history fred Burnaby, English colonel/balloon pioneer, dies in battle  

Jan 24   In the year 1885 martin R Delany, politician & black nationalist, dies at 72  

Jan 26   Charles George Gordon, Brit gov-gen (Sudan), executed at 51 died in the year 1885.  

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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