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Historical Events In 1885

Monday, 18 February 2019

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   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   Herman Bouber, Dutch actor/playwright (Sailor's Wives) on this day in history.  

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

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   Ruth Bryan Rohde, US, (Rep), minister to Denmark in the year 1885.  

Oct 04   In the year 1885 henricus Wijdefield, Dutch architect (Peace Palace)  

Oct 07   On this day in history niels Bohr, Denmark, physicist, expanded quantum physics (Nobel 1922)  

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   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   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) on this day in history.  

Oct 17   Aaf Bouber-ten Hoope, Dutch actress (Jantjes)/wife of Herman Bouber in the year 1885.  

Oct 17   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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   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   George B McClellan, Union army general, dies at 58 in the year 1885.  

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.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1885

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of roland Diggle, composer  

Jan 02   Johannes Ringers, Dutch water engineer (dikes) was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 11   In the year 1885 birth of alice Paul, ERA advocate/founder (National Woman's Party)  

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

Jan 13   Alfred Fuller, CEO (Fuller Brush Man) was born in the year 1885.  

Famous Deaths In 1885

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 04   In the year 1885 eduard Yosif Kotek, composer, dies at 29  

Jan 06   Peter C Asbjornsen, Norwegian fairy tale writer, dies at 72 in the year 1885.  

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

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   On this day in history death of charles George Gordon, Brit gov-gen (Sudan), executed at 51  

Feb 14   In the year 1885 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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