Historical Events In 1885
Saturday, 10 April 2021
Oct 30 In the year 1885 gustav Adolf Merkel, composer, dies at 57
Oct 30 The birth of Ezra Pound, American poet on this day in history.
Nov 01 First train service established over CP between Montreal and Winnipeg via Ottawa, Sudbury and the Lakehead in the year 1885.
Nov 01 On this day in history pope Leo XIII publishes encyclical Immortale Dei
Nov 02 In the year 1885 harlow Shapley, US, astronomer (studied the galaxies)
Nov 02 In the year 1885 the first Canadian Pacific Railway train leaves Montreal Quebec for Vancouver British Columbia
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 in the year 1885.
Nov 05 In the year 1885 will Durant, US, author/historian (Story of Civilization)
Nov 06 In the year 1885 emiel Poetou, Flemish sculptor
Nov 06 US mint at Carson City, Nevada directed to close in the year 1885.
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 Johannes Kneppelhout, [Klikspaan], Dutch humorist/author, dies at 71 on this day in history.
Nov 08 On this day in history the CP special train arrives in Port Moody at Pacific Tidewater, the first railway train ever to travel across Canada from sea to sea.
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 In the year 1885 gottlieb Daimler's motorcycle, world's 1st, unveiled
Nov 11 On this day in history george S Patton, US general (Sicily/Italy/Normandy) "Old Blood & Guts"
Nov 11 On this day in history the birth of George Patton, Controversial World War II US General
Nov 12 Montreal & Britannia Football Clubs (QRFU) defeat Ontario Combined Team (ORFU) 3-0 in CRFU Championship game in the year 1885.
Nov 13 Montague Fawcett Phillips, composer on this day in history.
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 in the year 1885.
Nov 17 Henry de Man, Belgium, sociologist/chairman (Belgian Workers Party) in the year 1885.
Nov 19 On this day in history erskine Sanford, Trinidad CO, actor (Angel on My Shoulder)
Nov 23 In the year 1885 amsterdam police attack meeting of social-democrats united
Nov 24 In the year 1885 alfonso XII, king of Spain (1875-85), dies at 27
Nov 25 Alfonso XII, king of Spain (1874-85), dies at 27 on this day in history.
Nov 25 In the year 1885 the first Canadian National Park is established at Banff as Rocky Mountains Park
Nov 26 1st meteor photograph in the year 1885.
Nov 26 On this day in history the first meteor photograph
Nov 26 On this day in history thomas Andrews, Irish physicist/chemist (ozone), dies at 71