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Historical Events In 1885

Wednesday, 12 December 2018

Sep 21   Thomas Alexandrovich de Hartmann, composer on this day in history.  

Sep 22   Erich von Stroheim, early film director/actor (Grand Illusion) on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1885 5 German warships depart to Zanzibar  

Sep 24   On this day in history 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   The first practical public electric tramway in the world is opened in Blackpool, England on this day in history.  

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

Oct 01   Special delivery mail service begins in US in the year 1885.  

Oct 02   In the year 1885 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) in the year 1885.  

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   In the year 1885 the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) is founded in Atlanta, Georgia.  

Oct 15   On this day in history 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   Dorando di Desiderio Pietri, Italian marathoner (Olympic-DQ gold-1908) in the year 1885.  

Oct 17   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Oct 17   In the year 1885 the birth of Baroness Karen Blixen, Danish author  

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

Oct 22   Giovanni Martinelli, Montagnana Italy, opera singer (NY Met) in the year 1885.  

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

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   In the year 1885 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.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1885

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   Roland Diggle, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Johannes Ringers, Dutch water engineer (dikes) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 13   Alfred Fuller, CEO (Fuller Brush Man) was born in the year 1885.  

Famous Deaths In 1885

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 04   On this day in history eduard Yosif Kotek, composer, dies at 29  

Jan 06   On this day in history peter C Asbjornsen, Norwegian fairy tale writer, dies at 72  

Jan 13   Schuyler Colfax,American politician (b.1823) died in the year 1885.  

Jan 19   Fred Burnaby, English colonel/balloon pioneer, dies in battle in the year 1885.  

Jan 24   Martin R Delany, politician & black nationalist, dies at 72 in the year 1885.  

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 in the year 1885.  

Feb 15   On this day in history leopold Damrosch, composer, dies at 52  

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