Historical Events In 1885
Sunday, 28 February 2021
Sep 21 Dutch demonstrate for general voting right in the year 1885.
Sep 21 On this day in history thomas Alexandrovich de Hartmann, composer
Sep 22 Erich von Stroheim, early film director/actor (Grand Illusion) on this day in history.
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 On this day in history 5 German warships depart to Zanzibar
Sep 24 Herman Bouber, Dutch actor/playwright (Sailor's Wives) in the year 1885.
Sep 26 On this day in history anna M F "Annie" Wageningen-Salomons, author (Girl Student) [or 6/26]
Sep 28 In the year 1885 wilbur 'Lefty' Good, pitcher (NY Yankees, 1905)
Sep 29 On this day in history 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 In the year 1885 maria J Small-Gartmann, actress, dies at 60
Oct 01 In the year 1885 louis Untermeyer, NYC, poet/critic (Immortal Poems, Story Poems)
Oct 01 Special delivery mail service begins in US on this day in history.
Oct 02 Ruth Bryan Rohde, US, (Rep), minister to Denmark in the year 1885.
Oct 04 Henricus Wijdefield, Dutch architect (Peace Palace) on this day in history.
Oct 07 In the year 1885 niels Bohr, Denmark, physicist, expanded quantum physics (Nobel 1922)
Oct 08 William Henry Bennett Vodery, composer in the year 1885.
Oct 11 Alfred Haar, Hungary, mathematician in the year 1885.
Oct 13 The Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) is founded in Atlanta, Georgia in the year 1885.
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 In the year 1885 dorando di Desiderio Pietri, Italian marathoner (Olympic-DQ gold-1908)
Oct 17 In the year 1885 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 on this day in history.
Oct 17 On this day in history the birth of Baroness Karen Blixen, Danish author
Oct 21 On this day in history egon Joseph Wellesz, Austria, composer/musicologist
Oct 22 Giovanni Martinelli, Montagnana Italy, opera singer (NY Met) on this day in history.
Oct 22 John Ward & several teammates secretly form Brotherhood of Prof Base Ball Players, 1st baseball union in the year 1885.
Oct 24 Ernest Claes, Belgian author (Saints from Zichem) on this day in history.
Oct 24 Johann Strauss' opera "Zigeunerbaron," premieres in Vienna in the year 1885.
Oct 25 On this day in history john Brahms' 4th Symphony in E, premieres
Oct 28 V Chlebnikov, writer in the year 1885.
Oct 29 George B McClellan, Union army general, dies at 58 on this day in history.
Oct 30 On this day in history ezra Loomis Pound, Hailey Idaho, poet (Cantos)