Historical Events In 1885
Monday, 19 August 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 in the year 1885.
Sep 24 In the year 1885 herman Bouber, Dutch actor/playwright (Sailor's Wives)
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) in the year 1885.
Sep 29 In the year 1885 the first practical public electric tramway in the world is opened in Blackpool, England.
Sep 30 Bechuanaland becomes a British protectorate on this day in history.
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 In the year 1885 special delivery mail service begins in US
Oct 02 Ruth Bryan Rohde, US, (Rep), minister to Denmark on this day in history.
Oct 04 On this day in history henricus Wijdefield, Dutch architect (Peace Palace)
Oct 07 In the year 1885 niels Bohr, Denmark, physicist, expanded quantum physics (Nobel 1922)
Oct 08 In the year 1885 william Henry Bennett Vodery, composer
Oct 11 On this day in history alfred Haar, Hungary, mathematician
Oct 13 On this day in history the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) is founded in Atlanta, Georgia.
Oct 15 Hoss Radbourne pitches his 60th win of season in the year 1885.
Oct 15 Hoss Radbourne pitches his 60th win of the season in the year 1885.
Oct 16 Dorando di Desiderio Pietri, Italian marathoner (Olympic-DQ gold-1908) in the year 1885.
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 in the year 1885.
Oct 17 In the year 1885 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) in the year 1885.
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 John Brahms' 4th Symphony in E, premieres in the year 1885.
Oct 28 On this day in history v Chlebnikov, writer
Oct 29 On this day in history george B McClellan, Union army general, dies at 58
Oct 30 On this day in history ezra Loomis Pound, Hailey Idaho, poet (Cantos)
Oct 30 Gustav Adolf Merkel, composer, dies at 57 in the year 1885.