Historical Events In 1885
Friday, 17 January 2020
Sep 21 Thomas Alexandrovich de Hartmann, composer on this day in history.
Sep 22 In the year 1885 erich von Stroheim, early film director/actor (Grand Illusion)
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 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 Anna M F "Annie" Wageningen-Salomons, author (Girl Student) [or 6/26] in the year 1885.
Sep 28 On this day in history wilbur 'Lefty' Good, pitcher (NY Yankees, 1905)
Sep 29 The first practical public electric tramway in the world is opened in Blackpool, England on this day in history.
Sep 30 On this day in history bechuanaland becomes a British protectorate
Sep 30 On this day in history maria J Small-Gartmann, actress, dies at 60
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 On this day in history ruth Bryan Rohde, US, (Rep), minister to Denmark
Oct 04 In the year 1885 henricus Wijdefield, Dutch architect (Peace Palace)
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 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 In the year 1885 baseball sets all players salaries at $1,000-$2,000 for 1885 season
Oct 17 In the year 1885 the birth of Baroness Karen Blixen, Danish author
Oct 21 Egon Joseph Wellesz, Austria, composer/musicologist in the year 1885.
Oct 22 In the year 1885 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 On this day in history ernest Claes, Belgian author (Saints from Zichem)
Oct 24 On this day in history johann Strauss' opera "Zigeunerbaron," premieres in Vienna
Oct 25 On this day in history john Brahms' 4th Symphony in E, premieres
Oct 28 In the year 1885 v Chlebnikov, writer
Oct 29 George B McClellan, Union army general, dies at 58 in the year 1885.
Oct 30 Ezra Loomis Pound, Hailey Idaho, poet (Cantos) in the year 1885.
Oct 30 On this day in history gustav Adolf Merkel, composer, dies at 57