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Historical Events In 1885

Wednesday, 19 February 2020

Sep 21   In the year 1885 thomas Alexandrovich de Hartmann, composer  

Sep 22   On this day in history 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   In the year 1885 5 German warships depart to Zanzibar  

Sep 24   In the year 1885 herman Bouber, Dutch actor/playwright (Sailor's Wives)  

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

Sep 28   On this day in history 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   Bechuanaland becomes a British protectorate on this day in history.  

Sep 30   In the year 1885 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   Ruth Bryan Rohde, US, (Rep), minister to Denmark on this day in history.  

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

Oct 07   In the year 1885 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   In the year 1885 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   On this day in history dorando di Desiderio Pietri, Italian marathoner (Olympic-DQ gold-1908)  

Oct 17   On this day in history aaf Bouber-ten Hoope, Dutch actress (Jantjes)/wife of Herman Bouber  

Oct 17   In the year 1885 baseball sets all players salaries at $1,000-$2,000 for 1885 season  

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

Oct 22   John Ward & several teammates secretly form Brotherhood of Prof Base Ball Players, 1st baseball union on this day in history.  

Oct 24   In the year 1885 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   V Chlebnikov, writer on this day in history.  

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.  

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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   On this day in history 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   John Curtin, Victoria, Australian PM (Labor, 1941-45) was born in the year 1885.  

Jan 08   A. J. Muste, Dutch pacifist and activist (d. 1967) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 11   Alice Paul, ERA advocate/founder (National Woman's Party) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 11   Jack Hoxie, American actor, rodeo performer (d. 1965) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 06   Peter C Asbjornsen, Norwegian fairy tale writer, dies at 72 in the year 1885.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 26   In the year 1885 death of charles George Gordon, Brit gov-gen (Sudan), executed at 51  

Feb 14   In the year 1885 death of jules Vall├Ęs, French writer (b. 1832)  

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

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