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Historical Events In 1885

Monday, 18 March 2019

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 in the year 1885.  

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   Gottlieb Daimler patents the first motor cycle on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1885.  

Aug 31   DuBose Heyward, novelist (Porgy) on this day in history.  

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

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   In the year 1885 1st cafeteria opens (NYC)  

Sep 04   The first buffet in the US opens in New York City in the year 1885.  

Sep 04   The first cafeteria opens (NYC) in the year 1885.  

Sep 05   1st gasoline pump is delivered to a gasoline dealer (Ft Wayne, Ind) in the year 1885.  

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) on this day in history.  

Sep 06   In the year 1885 eastern Rumelia declares its union with Bulgaria. The Unification of Bulgaria is accomplished.  

Sep 06   Franz T Csokor, Austrian author (Writings on the Wall) on this day in history.  

Sep 07   Harry Sinclair Lewis, US, writer (Babbitt, Nobel 1930) on this day in history.  

Sep 10   In the year 1885 berthold Altaner, German church historian (Patrologie)  

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   On this day in history the birth of D.H Lawrence, English novelist  

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

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   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 on this day in history.  

Sep 16   On this day in history 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   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 on this day in history.  

Sep 21   Dutch demonstrate for general voting right in the year 1885.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1885

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   Roland Diggle, composer was born in the year 1885.  

Jan 02   In the year 1885 birth of johannes Ringers, Dutch water engineer (dikes)  

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   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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 13   In the year 1885 birth of alfred Fuller, CEO (Fuller Brush Man)  

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   In the year 1885 death of schuyler Colfax,American politician (b.1823)  

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 in the year 1885.  

Feb 15   On this day in history leopold Damrosch, composer, dies at 52  

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