Historical Events In 1885
Friday, 03 April 2020
Sep 21 On this day in history thomas Alexandrovich de Hartmann, composer
Sep 22 In the year 1885 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 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 Wilbur 'Lefty' Good, pitcher (NY Yankees, 1905) in the year 1885.
Sep 29 On this day in history the first practical public electric tramway in the world is opened in Blackpool, England.
Sep 30 In the year 1885 bechuanaland becomes a British protectorate
Sep 30 Maria J Small-Gartmann, actress, dies at 60 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1885 ruth Bryan Rohde, US, (Rep), minister to Denmark
Oct 04 Henricus Wijdefield, Dutch architect (Peace Palace) on this day in history.
Oct 07 On this day in history niels Bohr, Denmark, physicist, expanded quantum physics (Nobel 1922)
Oct 08 William Henry Bennett Vodery, composer on this day in history.
Oct 11 On this day in history alfred Haar, Hungary, mathematician
Oct 13 The Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) is founded in Atlanta, Georgia in the year 1885.
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 Dorando di Desiderio Pietri, Italian marathoner (Olympic-DQ gold-1908) on this day in history.
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 in the year 1885.
Oct 17 On this day in history 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 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 In the year 1885 george B McClellan, Union army general, dies at 58
Oct 30 Ezra Loomis Pound, Hailey Idaho, poet (Cantos) on this day in history.
Oct 30 On this day in history gustav Adolf Merkel, composer, dies at 57