Historical Events In 1885
Monday, 22 July 2019
Aug 26 Jules Romains, France, novelist/playwright/poet (Men of Good Will) in the year 1885.
Aug 28 In the year 1885 armas Toivo Valdemar Maasalo, composer
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 on this day in history.
Aug 29 In the year 1885 gottlieb Daimler patents the first motor cycle
Aug 29 In the year 1885 gottlieb Daimler receives German patent for a motorcycle
Aug 30 13,000 meteors seen in 1 hour near Andromeda in the year 1885.
Aug 31 On this day in history duBose Heyward, novelist (Porgy)
Aug 31 In the year 1885 dubose Heyward, US writer (Porgy-Mamba's daughters), dies
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 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 In the year 1885 1st gasoline pump is delivered to a gasoline dealer (Ft Wayne, Ind)
Sep 05 On this day in history john Raedecker, Dutch sculptor (National monument on the Dam)
Sep 05 In the year 1885 the first gasoline pump is delivered to a gasoline dealer (Ft Wayne, Ind)
Sep 06 Eastern Rumelia declares its union with Bulgaria. The Unification of Bulgaria is accomplished in the year 1885.
Sep 06 Franz T Csokor, Austrian author (Writings on the Wall) on this day in history.
Sep 07 On this day in history harry Sinclair Lewis, US, writer (Babbitt, Nobel 1930)
Sep 10 Berthold Altaner, German church historian (Patrologie) in the year 1885.
Sep 11 David Herbert "DH" Lawrence, England, writer (Lady Chatterly's Lover) in the year 1885.
Sep 11 Moses Hopkins, named minister to Liberia in the year 1885.
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 Vittorio Gui, Italian conductor/composer (Batture d'aspetto) on this day in history.
Sep 15 Juliusz Zarebski, composer, dies at 31 on this day in history.
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 Karen Horney, German/US, neo-freudian psychoanalyst in the year 1885.
Sep 16 On this day in history 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 On this day in history abdul Muslim Mahomayev, composer
Sep 18 In the year 1885 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