Historical Events In 1885
Sunday, 20 September 2020
Sep 21 In the year 1885 dutch demonstrate for general voting right
Sep 21 Thomas Alexandrovich de Hartmann, composer on this day in history.
Sep 22 On this day in history erich von Stroheim, early film director/actor (Grand Illusion)
Sep 22 On this day in history 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 5 German warships depart to Zanzibar on this day in history.
Sep 24 In the year 1885 herman Bouber, Dutch actor/playwright (Sailor's Wives)
Sep 26 Anna M F "Annie" Wageningen-Salomons, author (Girl Student) [or 6/26] in the year 1885.
Sep 28 On this day in history wilbur 'Lefty' Good, pitcher (NY Yankees, 1905)
Sep 29 The first practical public electric tramway in the world is opened in Blackpool, England in the year 1885.
Sep 30 On this day in history bechuanaland becomes a British protectorate
Sep 30 On this day in history maria J Small-Gartmann, actress, dies at 60
Oct 01 Louis Untermeyer, NYC, poet/critic (Immortal Poems, Story Poems) in the year 1885.
Oct 01 On this day in history special delivery mail service begins in US
Oct 02 On this day in history ruth Bryan Rohde, US, (Rep), minister to Denmark
Oct 04 On this day in history henricus Wijdefield, Dutch architect (Peace Palace)
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 In the year 1885 alfred Haar, Hungary, mathematician
Oct 13 The Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) is founded in Atlanta, Georgia on this day in history.
Oct 15 In the year 1885 hoss Radbourne pitches his 60th win of season
Oct 15 Hoss Radbourne pitches his 60th win of the season in the year 1885.
Oct 16 In the year 1885 dorando di Desiderio Pietri, Italian marathoner (Olympic-DQ gold-1908)
Oct 17 Aaf Bouber-ten Hoope, Dutch actress (Jantjes)/wife of Herman Bouber on this day in history.
Oct 17 On this day in history baseball sets all players salaries at $1,000-$2,000 for 1885 season
Oct 17 In the year 1885 the birth of Baroness Karen Blixen, Danish author
Oct 21 Egon Joseph Wellesz, Austria, composer/musicologist on this day in history.
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) in the year 1885.
Oct 24 On this day in history johann Strauss' opera "Zigeunerbaron," premieres in Vienna
Oct 25 John Brahms' 4th Symphony in E, premieres on this day in history.
Oct 28 V Chlebnikov, writer in the year 1885.
Oct 29 On this day in history george B McClellan, Union army general, dies at 58
Oct 30 Ezra Loomis Pound, Hailey Idaho, poet (Cantos) in the year 1885.