Historical Events In 1885
Tuesday, 07 July 2020
Sep 21 In the year 1885 dutch demonstrate for general voting right
Sep 21 In the year 1885 thomas Alexandrovich de Hartmann, composer
Sep 22 In the year 1885 erich von Stroheim, early film director/actor (Grand Illusion)
Sep 22 In the year 1885 lord Randolph Churchill makes a speech in Ulster in opposition to Home Rule e.g. "Ulster will fight and Ulster will be right".
Sep 24 In the year 1885 5 German warships depart to Zanzibar
Sep 24 Herman Bouber, Dutch actor/playwright (Sailor's Wives) on this day in history.
Sep 26 In the year 1885 anna M F "Annie" Wageningen-Salomons, author (Girl Student) [or 6/26]
Sep 28 Wilbur 'Lefty' Good, pitcher (NY Yankees, 1905) on this day in history.
Sep 29 The first practical public electric tramway in the world is opened in Blackpool, England in the year 1885.
Sep 30 On this day in history bechuanaland becomes a British protectorate
Sep 30 Maria J Small-Gartmann, actress, dies at 60 on this day in history.
Oct 01 Louis Untermeyer, NYC, poet/critic (Immortal Poems, Story Poems) in the year 1885.
Oct 01 Special delivery mail service begins in US on this day in history.
Oct 02 On this day in history ruth Bryan Rohde, US, (Rep), minister to Denmark
Oct 04 On this day in history henricus Wijdefield, Dutch architect (Peace Palace)
Oct 07 On this day in history niels Bohr, Denmark, physicist, expanded quantum physics (Nobel 1922)
Oct 08 On this day in history william Henry Bennett Vodery, composer
Oct 11 On this day in history alfred Haar, Hungary, mathematician
Oct 13 The Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) is founded in Atlanta, Georgia on this day in history.
Oct 15 In the year 1885 hoss Radbourne pitches his 60th win of season
Oct 15 On this day in history hoss Radbourne pitches his 60th win of the season
Oct 16 Dorando di Desiderio Pietri, Italian marathoner (Olympic-DQ gold-1908) on this day in history.
Oct 17 On this day in history aaf Bouber-ten Hoope, Dutch actress (Jantjes)/wife of Herman Bouber
Oct 17 Baseball sets all players salaries at $1,000-$2,000 for 1885 season in the year 1885.
Oct 17 The birth of Baroness Karen Blixen, Danish author on this day in history.
Oct 21 Egon Joseph Wellesz, Austria, composer/musicologist in the year 1885.
Oct 22 On this day in history giovanni Martinelli, Montagnana Italy, opera singer (NY Met)
Oct 22 On this day in history john Ward & several teammates secretly form Brotherhood of Prof Base Ball Players, 1st baseball union
Oct 24 Ernest Claes, Belgian author (Saints from Zichem) in the year 1885.
Oct 24 On this day in history johann Strauss' opera "Zigeunerbaron," premieres in Vienna
Oct 25 John Brahms' 4th Symphony in E, premieres in the year 1885.
Oct 28 V Chlebnikov, writer on this day in history.
Oct 29 In the year 1885 george B McClellan, Union army general, dies at 58
Oct 30 On this day in history ezra Loomis Pound, Hailey Idaho, poet (Cantos)