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Historical Events In 1885

Tuesday, 07 July 2020

Aug 23   On this day in history henry Thomas Tizard, scientist  

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   Julius Hopp, composer, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

Aug 29   Boxing's first heavyweight title fight with 3-oz gloves & 3-minute rounds fought between John L Sullivan & Dominick McCaffrey in the year 1885.  

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   On this day in history duBose Heyward, novelist (Porgy)  

Aug 31   Dubose Heyward, US writer (Porgy-Mamba's daughters), dies on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1885 the first buffet in the US opens in New York City.  

Sep 04   In the year 1885 the first cafeteria opens (NYC)  

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

Sep 05   In the year 1885 john Raedecker, Dutch sculptor (National monument on the Dam)  

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   Franz T Csokor, Austrian author (Writings on the Wall) in the year 1885.  

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) on this day in history.  

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

Sep 11   The birth of D.H Lawrence, English novelist in the year 1885.  

Sep 12   Highest score (35) recorded in any 1st-class soccer match is set on this day in history.  

Sep 14   Vittorio Gui, Italian conductor/composer (Batture d'aspetto) on this day in history.  

Sep 15   Juliusz Zarebski, composer, dies at 31 in the year 1885.  

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 in the year 1885.  

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 in the year 1885.  

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   Riots break out in Montreal to protest against compulsory smallpox vaccination in the year 1885.  

Sep 20   Ferdinand "Jelly Roll" Morton, New Orleans, jazz pianist/composer on this day in history.  

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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   On this day in history birth of johannes Ringers, Dutch water engineer (dikes)  

Jan 05   In the year 1885 birth of humbert Wolfe, Italian-British poet (d. 1940)  

Jan 08   John Curtin, Victoria, Australian PM (Labor, 1941-45) was born in the year 1885.  

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   In the year 1885 birth of jack Hoxie, American actor, rodeo performer (d. 1965)  

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   Eduard Yosif Kotek, composer, dies at 29 on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Peter C Asbjornsen, Norwegian fairy tale writer, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 19   In the year 1885 fred Burnaby, English colonel/balloon pioneer, dies in battle  

Jan 24   On this day in history martin R Delany, politician & black nationalist, dies at 72  

Jan 26   In the year 1885 death of charles George Gordon, Brit gov-gen (Sudan), executed at 51  

Feb 14   Jules Vall├Ęs, French writer (b. 1832) died on this day in history.  

Feb 15   In the year 1885 leopold Damrosch, composer, dies at 52  

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