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Historical Events In 1885

Monday, 21 October 2019

Sep 21   On this day in history thomas Alexandrovich de Hartmann, composer  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Sep 24   On this day in history herman Bouber, Dutch actor/playwright (Sailor's Wives)  

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

Sep 28   Wilbur 'Lefty' Good, pitcher (NY Yankees, 1905) on this day in history.  

Sep 29   On this day in history the first practical public electric tramway in the world is opened in Blackpool, England.  

Sep 30   Bechuanaland becomes a British protectorate in the year 1885.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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   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   On this day in history baseball sets all players salaries at $1,000-$2,000 for 1885 season  

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   On this day in history 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   Ernest Claes, Belgian author (Saints from Zichem) in the year 1885.  

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

Oct 30   On this day in history 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   In the year 1885 birth of roland Diggle, composer  

Jan 02   In the year 1885 birth of johannes Ringers, Dutch water engineer (dikes)  

Jan 05   In the year 1885 birth of humbert Wolfe, Italian-British poet (d. 1940)  

Jan 08   On this day in history birth of john Curtin, Victoria, Australian PM (Labor, 1941-45)  

Jan 08   A. J. Muste, Dutch pacifist and activist (d. 1967) was born in the year 1885.  

Jan 11   On this day in history birth of alice Paul, ERA advocate/founder (National Woman's Party)  

Jan 11   Jack Hoxie, American actor, rodeo performer (d. 1965) was born in the year 1885.  

Jan 13   In the year 1885 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 in the year 1885.  

Jan 06   On this day in history 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   Fred Burnaby, English colonel/balloon pioneer, dies in battle on this day in history.  

Jan 24   Martin R Delany, politician & black nationalist, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

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

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