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.