Historical Events In 1885
Wednesday, 19 February 2020
Aug 26 In the year 1885 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 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 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 13,000 meteors seen in 1 hour near Andromeda in the year 1885.
Aug 31 In the year 1885 duBose Heyward, novelist (Porgy)
Aug 31 On this day in history 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 On this day in history 1st cafeteria opens (NYC)
Sep 04 The first buffet in the US opens in New York City in the year 1885.
Sep 04 On this day in history the first cafeteria opens (NYC)
Sep 05 In the year 1885 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) in the year 1885.
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 On this day in history harry Sinclair Lewis, US, writer (Babbitt, Nobel 1930)
Sep 10 Berthold Altaner, German church historian (Patrologie) on this day in history.
Sep 11 On this day in history 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 In the year 1885 the birth of D.H Lawrence, English novelist
Sep 12 Highest score (35) recorded in any 1st-class soccer match is set on this day in history.
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 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 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 George Cleveland, Sydney Nova Scotia, actor (Courage of Lassie) on this day in history.
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 Ferdinand "Jelly Roll" Morton, New Orleans, jazz pianist/composer in the year 1885.
Sep 21 In the year 1885 dutch demonstrate for general voting right