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Famous Birthdays In 1885

Friday, 14 May 2021

Sep 22 Ben Chifley, Prime Minister of Australia (d. 1951) was born on this day in history.

Sep 22 On this day in history birth of erich von Stroheim, early film director/actor (Grand Illusion)

Sep 22 On this day in history birth of gunnar Asplund, Swedish architect (d. 1940)

Sep 24 In the year 1885 birth of herman Bouber, Dutch actor/playwright (Sailor's Wives)

Sep 26 Anna M F "Annie" Wageningen-Salomons, author (Girl Student) [or 6/26] was born on this day in history.

Sep 27 Harry Blackstone, Sr., American magician (d. 1965) was born in the year 1885.

Sep 28 Wilbur 'Lefty' Good, pitcher (NY Yankees, 1905) was born on this day in history.

Oct 01 On this day in history birth of louis Untermeyer, NYC, poet/critic (Immortal Poems, Story Poems)

Oct 02 Ruth Bryan Rohde, US, (Rep), minister to Denmark was born on this day in history.

Oct 03 In the year 1885 birth of langley Collyer, hoarder (d. 1947)

Oct 03 On this day in history birth of sophie Treadwell, American playwright and journalist (d. 1970)

Oct 04 In the year 1885 birth of henricus Wijdefield, Dutch architect (Peace Palace)

Oct 07 Niels Bohr, Denmark, physicist, expanded quantum physics (Nobel 1922) was born on this day in history.

Oct 08 William Henry Bennett Vodery, composer was born in the year 1885.

Oct 10 Walter Anderson, German folklorist (d. 1962) was born on this day in history.

Oct 11 Alfred Haar, Hungary, mathematician was born on this day in history.

Oct 11 In the year 1885 birth of francois Mauriac, France, novelist/poet/playwright (Nobel 1952)

Oct 16 Dorando di Desiderio Pietri, Italian marathoner (Olympic-DQ gold-1908) was born in the year 1885.

Oct 17 In the year 1885 birth of aaf Bouber-ten Hoope, Dutch actress (Jantjes)/wife of Herman Bouber

Oct 19 Charles Merrill, American investment banker (d. 1956) was born in the year 1885.

Oct 21 Egon Joseph Wellesz, Austria, composer/musicologist was born on this day in history.

Oct 21 Jan Altink, Dutch painter/co-founder (Ploeg) was born in the year 1885.

Oct 22 Giovanni Martinelli, Montagnana Italy, opera singer (NY Met) was born in the year 1885.

Oct 22 Lothar Windsperger, composer was born in the year 1885.

Oct 23 Lawren Harris, Canadian painter (d. 1970) was born on this day in history.

Oct 24 In the year 1885 birth of ernest Claes, Belgian author (Saints from Zichem)

Oct 27 In the year 1885 birth of sigrid Hjertén, Swedish modernist painter (d. 1948)

Oct 28 In the year 1885 birth of v Chlebnikov, writer

Oct 28 In the year 1885 birth of velimir Khlebnikov, Russian poet (d. 1922)

Oct 30 In the year 1885 birth of ezra Loomis Pound, Hailey Idaho, poet (Cantos)

Nov 02 Harlow Shapley, US, astronomer (studied the galaxies) was born in the year 1885.

Nov 05 On this day in history birth of will Durant, US, author/historian (Story of Civilization)

Nov 06 In the year 1885 birth of emiel Poetou, Flemish sculptor

Nov 08 On this day in history birth of emil Fahrenkamp, German architect (d. 1966)

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Famous Deaths In 1885

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 04 Eduard Yosif Kotek, composer, dies at 29 on this day in history.

Jan 06 Peter C Asbjornsen, Norwegian fairy tale writer, dies at 72 in the year 1885.

Jan 13 In the year 1885 death of schuyler Colfax,American politician (b.1823)

Jan 19 Fred Burnaby, English colonel/balloon pioneer, dies in battle on this day in history.

Jan 24 Martin R Delany, politician & black nationalist, dies at 72 in the year 1885.

Jan 26 On this day in history death of charles George Gordon, Brit gov-gen (Sudan), executed at 51

Feb 14 Jules Vallès, French writer (b. 1832) died in the year 1885.

Feb 15 In the year 1885 leopold Damrosch, composer, dies at 52

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