Historical Events In 1885
Tuesday, 12 November 2019
Oct 30 On this day in history 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 In the year 1885 harlow Shapley, US, astronomer (studied the galaxies)
Nov 02 The first Canadian Pacific Railway train leaves Montreal Quebec for Vancouver British Columbia in the year 1885.
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 On this day in history will Durant, US, author/historian (Story of Civilization)
Nov 06 Emiel Poetou, Flemish sculptor on this day in history.
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 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" in the year 1885.
Nov 08 In the year 1885 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 On this day in history opera "Ermine," premieres in London
Nov 10 Esther Dale, Beaufort SC, actress (Unfinished Business) in the year 1885.
Nov 10 Gottlieb Daimler's motorcycle, world's 1st, unveiled on this day in history.
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 In the year 1885 montague Fawcett Phillips, composer
Nov 13 On this day in history serbian army occupies Bulgaria
Nov 16 Canadian rebel leader of the Métis and "Father of Manitoba", Louis Riel is executed for treason on this day in history.
Nov 16 In the year 1885 louis Riel, French rebel who fought against Canada, executed at 41
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 In the year 1885 amsterdam police attack meeting of social-democrats united
Nov 24 Alfonso XII, king of Spain (1875-85), dies at 27 on this day in history.
Nov 25 Alfonso XII, king of Spain (1874-85), dies at 27 on this day in history.
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 Thomas Andrews, Irish physicist/chemist (ozone), dies at 71 on this day in history.
Nov 27 In the year 1885 earliest photograph of a meteor shower made