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Historical Events In 1885

Friday, 17 January 2020

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

Sep 22   In the year 1885 erich von Stroheim, early film director/actor (Grand Illusion)  

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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1885 special delivery mail service begins in US  

Oct 02   On this day in history ruth Bryan Rohde, US, (Rep), minister to Denmark  

Oct 04   In the year 1885 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   Alfred Haar, Hungary, mathematician on this day in history.  

Oct 13   On this day in history the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) is founded in Atlanta, Georgia.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1885 the birth of Baroness Karen Blixen, Danish author  

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   On this day in history john Ward & several teammates secretly form Brotherhood of Prof Base Ball Players, 1st baseball union  

Oct 24   On this day in history ernest Claes, Belgian author (Saints from Zichem)  

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

Oct 25   On this day in history john Brahms' 4th Symphony in E, premieres  

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

Oct 30   On this day in history gustav Adolf Merkel, composer, dies at 57  

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Famous Birthdays In 1885

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   Roland Diggle, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   In the year 1885 birth of johannes Ringers, Dutch water engineer (dikes)  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of humbert Wolfe, Italian-British poet (d. 1940)  

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 in the year 1885.  

Jan 11   On this day in history birth of alice Paul, ERA advocate/founder (National Woman's Party)  

Jan 11   On this day in history birth of jack Hoxie, American actor, rodeo performer (d. 1965)  

Jan 13   On this day in history 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 in the year 1885.  

Jan 06   On this day in history peter C Asbjornsen, Norwegian fairy tale writer, dies at 72  

Jan 13   On this day in history death of schuyler Colfax,American politician (b.1823)  

Jan 19   Fred Burnaby, English colonel/balloon pioneer, dies in battle on this day in history.  

Jan 24   In the year 1885 martin R Delany, politician & black nationalist, dies at 72  

Jan 26   Charles George Gordon, Brit gov-gen (Sudan), executed at 51 died in the year 1885.  

Feb 14   Jules Vall├Ęs, French writer (b. 1832) died on this day in history.  

Feb 15   In the year 1885 leopold Damrosch, composer, dies at 52  

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