Historical Events In 1885
Monday, 19 November 2018
Oct 30 The birth of Ezra Pound, American poet in the year 1885.
Nov 01 In the year 1885 first train service established over CP between Montreal and Winnipeg via Ottawa, Sudbury and the Lakehead.
Nov 01 In the year 1885 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 In the year 1885 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 Will Durant, US, author/historian (Story of Civilization) on this day in history.
Nov 06 Emiel Poetou, Flemish sculptor on this day in history.
Nov 06 On this day in history uS mint at Carson City, Nevada directed to close
Nov 07 On this day in history canadian Pacific Railway completed at Craigellachie
Nov 07 In the year 1885 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 in the year 1885.
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 on this day in history.
Nov 09 Opera "Ermine," premieres in London on this day in history.
Nov 10 Esther Dale, Beaufort SC, actress (Unfinished Business) on this day in history.
Nov 10 Gottlieb Daimler's motorcycle, world's 1st, unveiled on this day in history.
Nov 11 In the year 1885 george S Patton, US general (Sicily/Italy/Normandy) "Old Blood & Guts"
Nov 11 In the year 1885 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 In the year 1885 montague Fawcett Phillips, composer
Nov 13 On this day in history serbian army occupies Bulgaria
Nov 16 In the year 1885 canadian rebel leader of the Métis and "Father of Manitoba", Louis Riel is executed for treason.
Nov 16 In the year 1885 louis Riel, French rebel who fought against Canada, executed at 41
Nov 17 On this day in history henry de Man, Belgium, sociologist/chairman (Belgian Workers Party)
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 Alfonso XII, king of Spain (1874-85), dies at 27 in the year 1885.
Nov 25 On this day in history the first Canadian National Park is established at Banff as Rocky Mountains Park
Nov 26 On this day in history 1st meteor photograph
Nov 26 The first meteor photograph on this day in history.
Nov 26 Thomas Andrews, Irish physicist/chemist (ozone), dies at 71 in the year 1885.
Nov 27 Earliest photograph of a meteor shower made on this day in history.