Historical Events In 1885
Tuesday, 21 May 2019
Aug 26 On this day in history jules Romains, France, novelist/playwright/poet (Men of Good Will)
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 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 On this day in history gottlieb Daimler receives German patent for a motorcycle
Aug 30 13,000 meteors seen in 1 hour near Andromeda on this day in history.
Aug 31 DuBose Heyward, novelist (Porgy) in the year 1885.
Aug 31 In the year 1885 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 1st cafeteria opens (NYC) in the year 1885.
Sep 04 The first buffet in the US opens in New York City on this day in history.
Sep 04 On this day in history 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 John Raedecker, Dutch sculptor (National monument on the Dam) in the year 1885.
Sep 05 On this day in history the first gasoline pump is delivered to a gasoline dealer (Ft Wayne, Ind)
Sep 06 On this day in history 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 Harry Sinclair Lewis, US, writer (Babbitt, Nobel 1930) in the year 1885.
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 Moses Hopkins, named minister to Liberia on this day in history.
Sep 11 The birth of D.H Lawrence, English novelist in the year 1885.
Sep 12 In the year 1885 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 On this day in history juliusz Zarebski, composer, dies at 31
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 in the year 1885.
Sep 16 In the year 1885 puritan (US) beats Genesta (England) in 6th running of America's Cup
Sep 17 On this day in history george Cleveland, Sydney Nova Scotia, actor (Courage of Lassie)
Sep 18 Abdul Muslim Mahomayev, composer on this day in history.
Sep 18 Riots break out in Montreal to protest against compulsory smallpox vaccination in the year 1885.
Sep 20 In the year 1885 ferdinand "Jelly Roll" Morton, New Orleans, jazz pianist/composer
Sep 21 Dutch demonstrate for general voting right on this day in history.