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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)  

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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   Humbert Wolfe, Italian-British poet (d. 1940) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 08   John Curtin, Victoria, Australian PM (Labor, 1941-45) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 08   In the year 1885 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   In the year 1885 birth of jack Hoxie, American actor, rodeo performer (d. 1965)  

Jan 13   Alfred Fuller, CEO (Fuller Brush Man) was born in the year 1885.  

Famous Deaths In 1885

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 04   On this day in history eduard Yosif Kotek, composer, dies at 29  

Jan 06   Peter C Asbjornsen, Norwegian fairy tale writer, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

Jan 13   In the year 1885 death of schuyler Colfax,American politician (b.1823)  

Jan 19   Fred Burnaby, English colonel/balloon pioneer, dies in battle in the year 1885.  

Jan 24   In the year 1885 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   In the year 1885 leopold Damrosch, composer, dies at 52  

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