Historical Events In 1885
Thursday, 18 April 2019
Sep 21 Thomas Alexandrovich de Hartmann, composer in the year 1885.
Sep 22 Erich von Stroheim, early film director/actor (Grand Illusion) in the year 1885.
Sep 22 In the year 1885 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 On this day in history 5 German warships depart to Zanzibar
Sep 24 Herman Bouber, Dutch actor/playwright (Sailor's Wives) in the year 1885.
Sep 26 Anna M F "Annie" Wageningen-Salomons, author (Girl Student) [or 6/26] on this day in history.
Sep 28 In the year 1885 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 In the year 1885 bechuanaland becomes a British protectorate
Sep 30 On this day in history 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 On this day in history 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) on this day in history.
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 On this day in history the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) is founded in Atlanta, Georgia.
Oct 15 In the year 1885 hoss Radbourne pitches his 60th win of season
Oct 15 In the year 1885 hoss Radbourne pitches his 60th win of the season
Oct 16 Dorando di Desiderio Pietri, Italian marathoner (Olympic-DQ gold-1908) on this day in history.
Oct 17 Aaf Bouber-ten Hoope, Dutch actress (Jantjes)/wife of Herman Bouber on this day in history.
Oct 17 Baseball sets all players salaries at $1,000-$2,000 for 1885 season on this day in history.
Oct 17 The birth of Baroness Karen Blixen, Danish author on this day in history.
Oct 21 In the year 1885 egon Joseph Wellesz, Austria, composer/musicologist
Oct 22 In the year 1885 giovanni Martinelli, Montagnana Italy, opera singer (NY Met)
Oct 22 In the year 1885 john Ward & several teammates secretly form Brotherhood of Prof Base Ball Players, 1st baseball union
Oct 24 On this day in history 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 In the year 1885 george B McClellan, Union army general, dies at 58
Oct 30 Ezra Loomis Pound, Hailey Idaho, poet (Cantos) in the year 1885.
Oct 30 In the year 1885 gustav Adolf Merkel, composer, dies at 57