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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)  

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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   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   In the year 1885 birth of john Curtin, Victoria, Australian PM (Labor, 1941-45)  

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   In the year 1885 birth of jack Hoxie, American actor, rodeo performer (d. 1965)  

Jan 13   On this day in history birth of alfred Fuller, CEO (Fuller Brush Man)  

Famous Deaths In 1885

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 04   Eduard Yosif Kotek, composer, dies at 29 on this day in history.  

Jan 06   In the year 1885 peter C Asbjornsen, Norwegian fairy tale writer, dies at 72  

Jan 13   On this day in history death of schuyler Colfax,American politician (b.1823)  

Jan 19   On this day in history fred Burnaby, English colonel/balloon pioneer, dies in battle  

Jan 24   Martin R Delany, politician & black nationalist, dies at 72 in the year 1885.  

Jan 26   Charles George Gordon, Brit gov-gen (Sudan), executed at 51 died in the year 1885.  

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

Feb 15   Leopold Damrosch, composer, dies at 52 in the year 1885.  

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