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Historical Events In 1885

Friday, 03 April 2020

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

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 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   Wilbur 'Lefty' Good, pitcher (NY Yankees, 1905) in the year 1885.  

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

Sep 30   In the year 1885 bechuanaland becomes a British protectorate  

Sep 30   Maria J Small-Gartmann, actress, dies at 60 on this day in history.  

Oct 01   Louis Untermeyer, NYC, poet/critic (Immortal Poems, Story Poems) in the year 1885.  

Oct 01   In the year 1885 special delivery mail service begins in US  

Oct 02   In the year 1885 ruth Bryan Rohde, US, (Rep), minister to Denmark  

Oct 04   Henricus Wijdefield, Dutch architect (Peace Palace) on this day in history.  

Oct 07   On this day in history niels Bohr, Denmark, physicist, expanded quantum physics (Nobel 1922)  

Oct 08   William Henry Bennett Vodery, composer on this day in history.  

Oct 11   On this day in history alfred Haar, Hungary, mathematician  

Oct 13   The Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) is founded in Atlanta, Georgia in the year 1885.  

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   Dorando di Desiderio Pietri, Italian marathoner (Olympic-DQ gold-1908) on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1885.  

Oct 17   On this day in history 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 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   In the year 1885 george B McClellan, Union army general, dies at 58  

Oct 30   Ezra Loomis Pound, Hailey Idaho, poet (Cantos) on this day in history.  

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   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   In the year 1885 birth of a. J. Muste, Dutch pacifist and activist (d. 1967)  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 13   On this day in history death of schuyler Colfax,American politician (b.1823)  

Jan 19   On this day in history fred Burnaby, English colonel/balloon pioneer, dies in battle  

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

Jan 26   On this day in history death of charles George Gordon, Brit gov-gen (Sudan), executed at 51  

Feb 14   Jules Vall├Ęs, French writer (b. 1832) died on this day in history.  

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

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