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.