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Historical Events In 1885

Monday, 19 August 2019

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

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 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) 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 on this day in history.  

Oct 01   On this day in history louis Untermeyer, NYC, poet/critic (Immortal Poems, Story Poems)  

Oct 01   In the year 1885 special delivery mail service begins in US  

Oct 02   Ruth Bryan Rohde, US, (Rep), minister to Denmark on this day in history.  

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

Oct 07   In the year 1885 niels Bohr, Denmark, physicist, expanded quantum physics (Nobel 1922)  

Oct 08   In the year 1885 william Henry Bennett Vodery, composer  

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   Hoss Radbourne pitches his 60th win of season in the year 1885.  

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) in the year 1885.  

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   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   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   Ernest Claes, Belgian author (Saints from Zichem) on this day in history.  

Oct 24   Johann Strauss' opera "Zigeunerbaron," premieres in Vienna in the year 1885.  

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   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.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1885

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of roland Diggle, composer  

Jan 02   Johannes Ringers, Dutch water engineer (dikes) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Humbert Wolfe, Italian-British poet (d. 1940) was born on this day in history.  

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 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   In the year 1885 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Peter C Asbjornsen, Norwegian fairy tale writer, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history death of jules Vall├Ęs, French writer (b. 1832)  

Feb 15   Leopold Damrosch, composer, dies at 52 on this day in history.  

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