Historical Events In 1885
Wednesday, 19 June 2019
Sep 21 Thomas Alexandrovich de Hartmann, composer in the year 1885.
Sep 22 In the year 1885 erich von Stroheim, early film director/actor (Grand Illusion)
Sep 22 Lord Randolph Churchill makes a speech in Ulster in opposition to Home Rule e.g. "Ulster will fight and Ulster will be right" on this day in history.
Sep 24 5 German warships depart to Zanzibar on this day in history.
Sep 24 In the year 1885 herman Bouber, Dutch actor/playwright (Sailor's Wives)
Sep 26 On this day in history 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 In the year 1885 the first practical public electric tramway in the world is opened in Blackpool, England.
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 On this day in history louis Untermeyer, NYC, poet/critic (Immortal Poems, Story Poems)
Oct 01 Special delivery mail service begins in US in the year 1885.
Oct 02 In the year 1885 ruth Bryan Rohde, US, (Rep), minister to Denmark
Oct 04 In the year 1885 henricus Wijdefield, Dutch architect (Peace Palace)
Oct 07 In the year 1885 niels Bohr, Denmark, physicist, expanded quantum physics (Nobel 1922)
Oct 08 William Henry Bennett Vodery, composer on this day in history.
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 Hoss Radbourne pitches his 60th win of season on this day in history.
Oct 15 Hoss Radbourne pitches his 60th win of the season on this day in history.
Oct 16 On this day in history dorando di Desiderio Pietri, Italian marathoner (Olympic-DQ gold-1908)
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 In the year 1885 the birth of Baroness Karen Blixen, Danish author
Oct 21 In the year 1885 egon Joseph Wellesz, Austria, composer/musicologist
Oct 22 On this day in history giovanni Martinelli, Montagnana Italy, opera singer (NY Met)
Oct 22 John Ward & several teammates secretly form Brotherhood of Prof Base Ball Players, 1st baseball union on this day in history.
Oct 24 Ernest Claes, Belgian author (Saints from Zichem) in the year 1885.
Oct 24 Johann Strauss' opera "Zigeunerbaron," premieres in Vienna on this day in history.
Oct 25 John Brahms' 4th Symphony in E, premieres in the year 1885.
Oct 28 V Chlebnikov, writer in the year 1885.
Oct 29 George B McClellan, Union army general, dies at 58 in the year 1885.
Oct 30 Ezra Loomis Pound, Hailey Idaho, poet (Cantos) on this day in history.
Oct 30 Gustav Adolf Merkel, composer, dies at 57 on this day in history.