Historical Events In 1885
Wednesday, 19 February 2020
Sep 21 In the year 1885 thomas Alexandrovich de Hartmann, composer
Sep 22 On this day in history erich von Stroheim, early film director/actor (Grand Illusion)
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 In the year 1885 5 German warships depart to Zanzibar
Sep 24 In the year 1885 herman Bouber, Dutch actor/playwright (Sailor's Wives)
Sep 26 On this day in history anna M F "Annie" Wageningen-Salomons, author (Girl Student) [or 6/26]
Sep 28 On this day in history 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 Bechuanaland becomes a British protectorate on this day in history.
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 In the year 1885 special delivery mail service begins in US
Oct 02 Ruth Bryan Rohde, US, (Rep), minister to Denmark on this day in history.
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 On this day in history william Henry Bennett Vodery, composer
Oct 11 On this day in history alfred Haar, Hungary, mathematician
Oct 13 In the year 1885 the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) is founded in Atlanta, Georgia.
Oct 15 Hoss Radbourne pitches his 60th win of season in the year 1885.
Oct 15 Hoss Radbourne pitches his 60th win of the season in the year 1885.
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 The birth of Baroness Karen Blixen, Danish author on this day in history.
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 John Ward & several teammates secretly form Brotherhood of Prof Base Ball Players, 1st baseball union on this day in history.
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 V Chlebnikov, writer on this day in history.
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.