Historical Events In 1885
Thursday, 18 July 2019
Oct 30 In the year 1885 the birth of Ezra Pound, American poet
Nov 01 In the year 1885 first train service established over CP between Montreal and Winnipeg via Ottawa, Sudbury and the Lakehead.
Nov 01 On this day in history pope Leo XIII publishes encyclical Immortale Dei
Nov 02 Harlow Shapley, US, astronomer (studied the galaxies) on this day in history.
Nov 02 The first Canadian Pacific Railway train leaves Montreal Quebec for Vancouver British Columbia on this day in history.
Nov 03 On this day in history tacoma vigilantes drive out Chinese, burn their homes & businesses
Nov 03 Tacoma vigilantes drive out Chinese, burn their homes &businesses on this day in history.
Nov 05 Will Durant, US, author/historian (Story of Civilization) on this day in history.
Nov 06 On this day in history emiel Poetou, Flemish sculptor
Nov 06 US mint at Carson City, Nevada directed to close on this day in history.
Nov 07 Canadian Pacific Railway completed at Craigellachie on this day in history.
Nov 07 On this day in history the last spike is driven in the first Canadian transcontinental main line at Craigellachie B.C. in the Eagle Pass. Van Horne makes his famous fifteen-word speech "All I can say is that the work has been well done in every way".
Nov 08 In the year 1885 johannes Kneppelhout, [Klikspaan], Dutch humorist/author, dies at 71
Nov 08 The CP special train arrives in Port Moody at Pacific Tidewater, the first railway train ever to travel across Canada from sea to sea in the year 1885.
Nov 09 In the year 1885 opera "Ermine," premieres in London
Nov 10 On this day in history esther Dale, Beaufort SC, actress (Unfinished Business)
Nov 10 Gottlieb Daimler's motorcycle, world's 1st, unveiled on this day in history.
Nov 11 George S Patton, US general (Sicily/Italy/Normandy) "Old Blood & Guts" on this day in history.
Nov 11 In the year 1885 the birth of George Patton, Controversial World War II US General
Nov 12 In the year 1885 montreal & Britannia Football Clubs (QRFU) defeat Ontario Combined Team (ORFU) 3-0 in CRFU Championship game
Nov 13 Montague Fawcett Phillips, composer in the year 1885.
Nov 13 Serbian army occupies Bulgaria in the year 1885.
Nov 16 Canadian rebel leader of the Métis and "Father of Manitoba", Louis Riel is executed for treason in the year 1885.
Nov 16 Louis Riel, French rebel who fought against Canada, executed at 41 on this day in history.
Nov 17 Henry de Man, Belgium, sociologist/chairman (Belgian Workers Party) on this day in history.
Nov 19 Erskine Sanford, Trinidad CO, actor (Angel on My Shoulder) in the year 1885.
Nov 23 Amsterdam police attack meeting of social-democrats united on this day in history.
Nov 24 In the year 1885 alfonso XII, king of Spain (1875-85), dies at 27
Nov 25 On this day in history alfonso XII, king of Spain (1874-85), dies at 27
Nov 25 The first Canadian National Park is established at Banff as Rocky Mountains Park in the year 1885.
Nov 26 In the year 1885 1st meteor photograph
Nov 26 On this day in history the first meteor photograph
Nov 26 In the year 1885 thomas Andrews, Irish physicist/chemist (ozone), dies at 71
Nov 27 In the year 1885 earliest photograph of a meteor shower made