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Historical Events In 1885

Sunday, 20 September 2020

Sep 21   In the year 1885 dutch demonstrate for general voting right  

Sep 21   Thomas Alexandrovich de Hartmann, composer on this day in history.  

Sep 22   On this day in history erich von Stroheim, early film director/actor (Grand Illusion)  

Sep 22   On this day in history 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   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   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 in the year 1885.  

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   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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1885 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   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   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   On this day in history 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 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 in the year 1885.  

Oct 24   Ernest Claes, Belgian author (Saints from Zichem) in the year 1885.  

Oct 24   On this day in history johann Strauss' opera "Zigeunerbaron," premieres in Vienna  

Oct 25   John Brahms' 4th Symphony in E, premieres on this day in history.  

Oct 28   V Chlebnikov, writer in the year 1885.  

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

Oct 30   Ezra Loomis Pound, Hailey Idaho, poet (Cantos) in the year 1885.  

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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   In the year 1885 birth of johannes Ringers, Dutch water engineer (dikes)  

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

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

Jan 11   In the year 1885 birth of jack Hoxie, American actor, rodeo performer (d. 1965)  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 13   Schuyler Colfax,American politician (b.1823) died on this day in history.  

Jan 19   Fred Burnaby, English colonel/balloon pioneer, dies in battle in the year 1885.  

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

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

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