Historical Events In 1885
Saturday, 21 September 2019
Oct 30 The birth of Ezra Pound, American poet on this day in history.
Nov 01 In the year 1885 first train service established over CP between Montreal and Winnipeg via Ottawa, Sudbury and the Lakehead.
Nov 01 Pope Leo XIII publishes encyclical Immortale Dei in the year 1885.
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 in the year 1885.
Nov 03 Tacoma vigilantes drive out Chinese, burn their homes & businesses in the year 1885.
Nov 03 On this day in history tacoma vigilantes drive out Chinese, burn their homes &businesses
Nov 05 Will Durant, US, author/historian (Story of Civilization) in the year 1885.
Nov 06 On this day in history 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 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 On this day in history johannes Kneppelhout, [Klikspaan], Dutch humorist/author, dies at 71
Nov 08 In the year 1885 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 Opera "Ermine," premieres in London on this day in history.
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 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 On this day in history 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 In the year 1885 henry de Man, Belgium, sociologist/chairman (Belgian Workers Party)
Nov 19 In the year 1885 erskine Sanford, Trinidad CO, actor (Angel on My Shoulder)
Nov 23 Amsterdam police attack meeting of social-democrats united in the year 1885.
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 On this day in history the first Canadian National Park is established at Banff as Rocky Mountains Park
Nov 26 1st meteor photograph on this day in history.
Nov 26 The first meteor photograph in the year 1885.
Nov 26 In the year 1885 thomas Andrews, Irish physicist/chemist (ozone), dies at 71
Nov 27 Earliest photograph of a meteor shower made in the year 1885.