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Historical Events In 1885

Sunday, 20 September 2020

Aug 23   Henry Thomas Tizard, scientist in the year 1885.  

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   In the year 1885 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   In the year 1885 13,000 meteors seen in 1 hour near Andromeda  

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   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 in the year 1885.  

Sep 04   On this day in history 1st cafeteria opens (NYC)  

Sep 04   On this day in history the first buffet in the US opens in New York City.  

Sep 04   In the year 1885 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   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) in the year 1885.  

Sep 06   Eastern Rumelia declares its union with Bulgaria. The Unification of Bulgaria is accomplished on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1885 david Herbert "DH" Lawrence, England, writer (Lady Chatterly's Lover)  

Sep 11   Moses Hopkins, named minister to Liberia on this day in history.  

Sep 11   The birth of D.H Lawrence, English novelist on this day in history.  

Sep 12   Highest score (35) recorded in any 1st-class soccer match is set in the year 1885.  

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   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   In the year 1885 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   Abdul Muslim Mahomayev, composer in the year 1885.  

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.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1885

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of roland Diggle, composer  

Jan 02   Johannes Ringers, Dutch water engineer (dikes) was born in the year 1885.  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of humbert Wolfe, Italian-British poet (d. 1940)  

Jan 08   John Curtin, Victoria, Australian PM (Labor, 1941-45) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 08   A. J. Muste, Dutch pacifist and activist (d. 1967) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 11   On this day in history birth of alice Paul, ERA advocate/founder (National Woman's Party)  

Jan 11   On this day in history birth of jack Hoxie, American actor, rodeo performer (d. 1965)  

Jan 13   Alfred Fuller, CEO (Fuller Brush Man) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1885

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 04   In the year 1885 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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 24   Martin R Delany, politician & black nationalist, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

Jan 26   Charles George Gordon, Brit gov-gen (Sudan), executed at 51 died on this day in history.  

Feb 14   Jules Vall├Ęs, French writer (b. 1832) died in the year 1885.  

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

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