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Historical Events In 1885

Thursday, 26 May 2022

Sep 21   In the year 1885 dutch demonstrate for general voting right  

Sep 21   Thomas Alexandrovich de Hartmann, composer in the year 1885.  

Sep 22   On this day in history erich von Stroheim, early film director/actor (Grand Illusion)  

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   5 German warships depart to Zanzibar in the year 1885.  

Sep 24   Herman Bouber, Dutch actor/playwright (Sailor's Wives) on this day in history.  

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   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   Maria J Small-Gartmann, actress, dies at 60 on this day in history.  

Oct 01   Louis Untermeyer, NYC, poet/critic (Immortal Poems, Story Poems) on this day in history.  

Oct 01   Special delivery mail service begins in US on this day in history.  

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

Oct 04   On this day in history henricus Wijdefield, Dutch architect (Peace Palace)  

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   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 in the year 1885.  

Oct 16   On this day in history dorando di Desiderio Pietri, Italian marathoner (Olympic-DQ gold-1908)  

Oct 17   In the year 1885 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   The birth of Baroness Karen Blixen, Danish author in the year 1885.  

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   John Ward & several teammates secretly form Brotherhood of Prof Base Ball Players, 1st baseball union in the year 1885.  

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

Oct 24   In the year 1885 johann Strauss' opera "Zigeunerbaron," premieres in Vienna  

Oct 25   In the year 1885 john Brahms' 4th Symphony in E, premieres  

Oct 28   On this day in history 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)  

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Famous Birthdays In 1885

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   Roland Diggle, composer was born in the year 1885.  

Jan 02   Johannes Ringers, Dutch water engineer (dikes) was born in the year 1885.  

Jan 05   Humbert Wolfe, Italian-British poet (d. 1940) was born in the year 1885.  

Jan 08   John Curtin, Victoria, Australian PM (Labor, 1941-45) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 08   A. J. Muste, Dutch pacifist and activist (d. 1967) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 11   Alice Paul, ERA advocate/founder (National Woman's Party) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 13   In the year 1885 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   Peter C Asbjornsen, Norwegian fairy tale writer, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 24   Martin R Delany, politician & black nationalist, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

Jan 26   Charles George Gordon, Brit gov-gen (Sudan), executed at 51 died on this day in history.  

Feb 14   In the year 1885 death of jules Vall├Ęs, French writer (b. 1832)  

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

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