Historical Events In 1885
Wednesday, 12 December 2018
Sep 21 Thomas Alexandrovich de Hartmann, composer on this day in history.
Sep 22 Erich von Stroheim, early film director/actor (Grand Illusion) on this day in history.
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 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 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) in the year 1885.
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 in the year 1885.
Sep 30 In the year 1885 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 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 Henricus Wijdefield, Dutch architect (Peace Palace) in the year 1885.
Oct 07 Niels Bohr, Denmark, physicist, expanded quantum physics (Nobel 1922) in the year 1885.
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 In the year 1885 the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) is founded in Atlanta, Georgia.
Oct 15 On this day in history 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 Dorando di Desiderio Pietri, Italian marathoner (Olympic-DQ gold-1908) in the year 1885.
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 on this day in history.
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 Giovanni Martinelli, Montagnana Italy, opera singer (NY Met) in the year 1885.
Oct 22 In the year 1885 john Ward & several teammates secretly form Brotherhood of Prof Base Ball Players, 1st baseball union
Oct 24 In the year 1885 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 On this day in history george B McClellan, Union army general, dies at 58
Oct 30 On this day in history ezra Loomis Pound, Hailey Idaho, poet (Cantos)
Oct 30 Gustav Adolf Merkel, composer, dies at 57 in the year 1885.