Historical Events In 1885
Monday, 21 October 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 Julius Hopp, composer, dies at 66 on this day in history.
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 On this day in history gottlieb Daimler patents the first motor cycle
Aug 29 Gottlieb Daimler receives German patent for a motorcycle on this day in history.
Aug 30 13,000 meteors seen in 1 hour near Andromeda on this day in history.
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 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 In the year 1885 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) in the year 1885.
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 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) on this day in history.
Sep 10 Berthold Altaner, German church historian (Patrologie) in the year 1885.
Sep 11 David Herbert "DH" Lawrence, England, writer (Lady Chatterly's Lover) on this day in history.
Sep 11 On this day in history moses Hopkins, named minister to Liberia
Sep 11 On this day in history the birth of D.H Lawrence, English novelist
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 On this day in history 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 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 On this day in history riots break out in Montreal to protest against compulsory smallpox vaccination.
Sep 20 In the year 1885 ferdinand "Jelly Roll" Morton, New Orleans, jazz pianist/composer
Sep 21 In the year 1885 dutch demonstrate for general voting right