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Historical Events In 1885

Thursday, 18 April 2019

Sep 21   Thomas Alexandrovich de Hartmann, composer in the year 1885.  

Sep 22   Erich von Stroheim, early film director/actor (Grand Illusion) in the year 1885.  

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   Anna M F "Annie" Wageningen-Salomons, author (Girl Student) [or 6/26] on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1885 bechuanaland becomes a British protectorate  

Sep 30   On this day in history maria J Small-Gartmann, actress, dies at 60  

Oct 01   On this day in history louis Untermeyer, NYC, poet/critic (Immortal Poems, Story Poems)  

Oct 01   In the year 1885 special delivery mail service begins in US  

Oct 02   On this day in history ruth Bryan Rohde, US, (Rep), minister to Denmark  

Oct 04   Henricus Wijdefield, Dutch architect (Peace Palace) in the year 1885.  

Oct 07   Niels Bohr, Denmark, physicist, expanded quantum physics (Nobel 1922) on this day in history.  

Oct 08   On this day in history william Henry Bennett Vodery, composer  

Oct 11   Alfred Haar, Hungary, mathematician on this day in history.  

Oct 13   On this day in history the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) is founded in Atlanta, Georgia.  

Oct 15   In the year 1885 hoss Radbourne pitches his 60th win of season  

Oct 15   In the year 1885 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   Aaf Bouber-ten Hoope, Dutch actress (Jantjes)/wife of Herman Bouber on this day in history.  

Oct 17   Baseball sets all players salaries at $1,000-$2,000 for 1885 season on this day in history.  

Oct 17   The birth of Baroness Karen Blixen, Danish author on this day in history.  

Oct 21   In the year 1885 egon Joseph Wellesz, Austria, composer/musicologist  

Oct 22   In the year 1885 giovanni Martinelli, Montagnana Italy, opera singer (NY Met)  

Oct 22   In the year 1885 john Ward & several teammates secretly form Brotherhood of Prof Base Ball Players, 1st baseball union  

Oct 24   On this day in history ernest Claes, Belgian author (Saints from Zichem)  

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   In the year 1885 v Chlebnikov, writer  

Oct 29   In the year 1885 george B McClellan, Union army general, dies at 58  

Oct 30   Ezra Loomis Pound, Hailey Idaho, poet (Cantos) in the year 1885.  

Oct 30   In the year 1885 gustav Adolf Merkel, composer, dies at 57  

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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   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   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 on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1885

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 04   In the year 1885 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   Schuyler Colfax,American politician (b.1823) died in the year 1885.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 15   Leopold Damrosch, composer, dies at 52 on this day in history.  

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