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Historical Events In 1885

Thursday, 06 May 2021

Sep 21   Dutch demonstrate for general voting right in the year 1885.  

Sep 21   In the year 1885 thomas Alexandrovich de Hartmann, composer  

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

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 in the year 1885.  

Sep 24   In the year 1885 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) on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Sep 30   Maria J Small-Gartmann, actress, dies at 60 in the year 1885.  

Oct 01   On this day in history louis Untermeyer, NYC, poet/critic (Immortal Poems, Story Poems)  

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   Henricus Wijdefield, Dutch architect (Peace Palace) in the year 1885.  

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 in the year 1885.  

Oct 15   On this day in history 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   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   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   On this day in history egon Joseph Wellesz, Austria, composer/musicologist  

Oct 22   On this day in history giovanni Martinelli, Montagnana Italy, opera singer (NY Met)  

Oct 22   On this day in history john Ward & several teammates secretly form Brotherhood of Prof Base Ball Players, 1st baseball union  

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   On this day in history v Chlebnikov, writer  

Oct 29   On this day in history george B McClellan, Union army general, dies at 58  

Oct 30   In the year 1885 ezra Loomis Pound, Hailey Idaho, poet (Cantos)  

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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 in the year 1885.  

Jan 05   Humbert Wolfe, Italian-British poet (d. 1940) was born in the year 1885.  

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

Jan 08   A. J. Muste, Dutch pacifist and activist (d. 1967) was born in the year 1885.  

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   On this day in history birth of alfred Fuller, CEO (Fuller Brush Man)  

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   In the year 1885 peter C Asbjornsen, Norwegian fairy tale writer, dies at 72  

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

Jan 19   In the year 1885 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   Charles George Gordon, Brit gov-gen (Sudan), executed at 51 died in the year 1885.  

Feb 14   On this day in history death of jules Vall├Ęs, French writer (b. 1832)  

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

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