Historical Events In 1885
Tuesday, 19 March 2019
Oct 30 The birth of Ezra Pound, American poet in the year 1885.
Nov 01 First train service established over CP between Montreal and Winnipeg via Ottawa, Sudbury and the Lakehead on this day in history.
Nov 01 Pope Leo XIII publishes encyclical Immortale Dei on this day in history.
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 In the year 1885 tacoma vigilantes drive out Chinese, burn their homes &businesses
Nov 05 On this day in history will Durant, US, author/historian (Story of Civilization)
Nov 06 Emiel Poetou, Flemish sculptor in the year 1885.
Nov 06 US mint at Carson City, Nevada directed to close on this day in history.
Nov 07 On this day in history canadian Pacific Railway completed at Craigellachie
Nov 07 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" on this day in history.
Nov 08 Johannes Kneppelhout, [Klikspaan], Dutch humorist/author, dies at 71 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1885 esther Dale, Beaufort SC, actress (Unfinished Business)
Nov 10 In the year 1885 gottlieb Daimler's motorcycle, world's 1st, unveiled
Nov 11 George S Patton, US general (Sicily/Italy/Normandy) "Old Blood & Guts" in the year 1885.
Nov 11 The birth of George Patton, Controversial World War II US General in the year 1885.
Nov 12 In the year 1885 montreal & Britannia Football Clubs (QRFU) defeat Ontario Combined Team (ORFU) 3-0 in CRFU Championship game
Nov 13 On this day in history montague Fawcett Phillips, composer
Nov 13 Serbian army occupies Bulgaria on this day in history.
Nov 16 In the year 1885 canadian rebel leader of the Métis and "Father of Manitoba", Louis Riel is executed for treason.
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 On this day in history erskine Sanford, Trinidad CO, actor (Angel on My Shoulder)
Nov 23 Amsterdam police attack meeting of social-democrats united on this day in history.
Nov 24 On this day in history alfonso XII, king of Spain (1875-85), dies at 27
Nov 25 In the year 1885 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 on this day in history.
Nov 26 In the year 1885 1st meteor photograph
Nov 26 In the year 1885 the first meteor photograph
Nov 26 In the year 1885 thomas Andrews, Irish physicist/chemist (ozone), dies at 71
Nov 27 On this day in history earliest photograph of a meteor shower made