Historical Events In 1885
Thursday, 06 May 2021
Sep 21 Dutch demonstrate for general voting right in the year 1885.
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 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 in the year 1885.
Sep 24 In the year 1885 herman Bouber, Dutch actor/playwright (Sailor's Wives)
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) on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Sep 30 Maria J Small-Gartmann, actress, dies at 60 in the year 1885.
Oct 01 On this day in history louis Untermeyer, NYC, poet/critic (Immortal Poems, Story Poems)
Oct 01 On this day in history special delivery mail service begins in US
Oct 02 On this day in history ruth Bryan Rohde, US, (Rep), minister to Denmark
Oct 04 Henricus Wijdefield, Dutch architect (Peace Palace) in the year 1885.
Oct 07 In the year 1885 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 On this day in history hoss Radbourne pitches his 60th win of season
Oct 15 In the year 1885 hoss Radbourne pitches his 60th win of the season
Oct 16 In the year 1885 dorando di Desiderio Pietri, Italian marathoner (Olympic-DQ gold-1908)
Oct 17 Aaf Bouber-ten Hoope, Dutch actress (Jantjes)/wife of Herman Bouber on this day in history.
Oct 17 Baseball sets all players salaries at $1,000-$2,000 for 1885 season on this day in history.
Oct 17 In the year 1885 the birth of Baroness Karen Blixen, Danish author
Oct 21 On this day in history egon Joseph Wellesz, Austria, composer/musicologist
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 Ernest Claes, Belgian author (Saints from Zichem) in the year 1885.
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 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 In the year 1885 ezra Loomis Pound, Hailey Idaho, poet (Cantos)