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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.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1885

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   Roland Diggle, composer was born on this day in history.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history eduard Yosif Kotek, composer, dies at 29  

Jan 06   In the year 1885 peter C Asbjornsen, Norwegian fairy tale writer, dies at 72  

Jan 13   Schuyler Colfax,American politician (b.1823) died in the year 1885.  

Jan 19   Fred Burnaby, English colonel/balloon pioneer, dies in battle in the year 1885.  

Jan 24   Martin R Delany, politician & black nationalist, dies at 72 in the year 1885.  

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

Feb 14   On this day in history 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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