Advertisements
| Birthdays | Events | Holidays | Inventions

Historical Events In 1885

Wednesday, 19 June 2019

Sep 21   Thomas Alexandrovich de Hartmann, composer in the year 1885.  

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

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

Sep 29   In the year 1885 the first practical public electric tramway in the world is opened in Blackpool, England.  

Sep 30   On this day in history bechuanaland becomes a British protectorate  

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

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   In the year 1885 henricus Wijdefield, Dutch architect (Peace Palace)  

Oct 07   In the year 1885 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 on this day in history.  

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   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   Baseball sets all players salaries at $1,000-$2,000 for 1885 season in the year 1885.  

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

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 in the year 1885.  

Oct 29   George B McClellan, Union army general, dies at 58 in the year 1885.  

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

Oct 30   Gustav Adolf Merkel, composer, dies at 57 on this day in history.  

« Previous Page | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | Next Page »

Advertisements

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   Johannes Ringers, Dutch water engineer (dikes) was born in the year 1885.  

Jan 05   Humbert Wolfe, Italian-British poet (d. 1940) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 08   On this day in history birth of a. J. Muste, Dutch pacifist and activist (d. 1967)  

Jan 11   Alice Paul, ERA advocate/founder (National Woman's Party) was born in the year 1885.  

Jan 11   On this day in history birth of jack Hoxie, American actor, rodeo performer (d. 1965)  

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   In the year 1885 eduard Yosif Kotek, composer, dies at 29  

Jan 06   Peter C Asbjornsen, Norwegian fairy tale writer, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history martin R Delany, politician & black nationalist, dies at 72  

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   Leopold Damrosch, composer, dies at 52 in the year 1885.  

Popular Searches

Poll

Cast Your Vote

Does life exist beyond Earth?
Yes
No
Don't Know