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Famous Birthdays In 1885

Wednesday, 18 May 2022

Sep 22 Ben Chifley, Prime Minister of Australia (d. 1951) was born in the year 1885.

Sep 22 Erich von Stroheim, early film director/actor (Grand Illusion) was born in the year 1885.

Sep 22 Gunnar Asplund, Swedish architect (d. 1940) was born on this day in history.

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

Sep 26 In the year 1885 birth of anna M F "Annie" Wageningen-Salomons, author (Girl Student) [or 6/26]

Sep 27 Harry Blackstone, Sr., American magician (d. 1965) was born on this day in history.

Sep 28 In the year 1885 birth of wilbur 'Lefty' Good, pitcher (NY Yankees, 1905)

Oct 01 Louis Untermeyer, NYC, poet/critic (Immortal Poems, Story Poems) was born in the year 1885.

Oct 02 On this day in history birth of ruth Bryan Rohde, US, (Rep), minister to Denmark

Oct 03 Langley Collyer, hoarder (d. 1947) was born in the year 1885.

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

Oct 04 Henricus Wijdefield, Dutch architect (Peace Palace) was born on this day in history.

Oct 07 Niels Bohr, Denmark, physicist, expanded quantum physics (Nobel 1922) was born in the year 1885.

Oct 08 In the year 1885 birth of william Henry Bennett Vodery, composer

Oct 10 In the year 1885 birth of walter Anderson, German folklorist (d. 1962)

Oct 11 In the year 1885 birth of alfred Haar, Hungary, mathematician

Oct 11 Francois Mauriac, France, novelist/poet/playwright (Nobel 1952) was born in the year 1885.

Oct 16 In the year 1885 birth of dorando di Desiderio Pietri, Italian marathoner (Olympic-DQ gold-1908)

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 on this day in history.

Oct 21 In the year 1885 birth of egon Joseph Wellesz, Austria, composer/musicologist

Oct 21 In the year 1885 birth of jan Altink, Dutch painter/co-founder (Ploeg)

Oct 22 On this day in history birth of giovanni Martinelli, Montagnana Italy, opera singer (NY Met)

Oct 22 On this day in history birth of lothar Windsperger, composer

Oct 23 On this day in history birth of lawren Harris, Canadian painter (d. 1970)

Oct 24 Ernest Claes, Belgian author (Saints from Zichem) was born in the year 1885.

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

Oct 28 On this day in history birth of v Chlebnikov, writer

Oct 28 Velimir Khlebnikov, Russian poet (d. 1922) was born in the year 1885.

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

Nov 02 On this day in history birth of harlow Shapley, US, astronomer (studied the galaxies)

Nov 05 Will Durant, US, author/historian (Story of Civilization) was born on this day in history.

Nov 06 Emiel Poetou, Flemish sculptor was born in the year 1885.

Nov 08 Emil Fahrenkamp, German architect (d. 1966) was born in the year 1885.

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Famous Deaths In 1885

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 04 On this day in history eduard Yosif Kotek, composer, dies at 29

Jan 06 On this day in history peter C Asbjornsen, Norwegian fairy tale writer, dies at 72

Jan 13 Schuyler Colfax,American politician (b.1823) died on this day in history.

Jan 19 In the year 1885 fred Burnaby, English colonel/balloon pioneer, dies in battle

Jan 24 On this day in history martin R Delany, politician & black nationalist, dies at 72

Jan 26 Charles George Gordon, Brit gov-gen (Sudan), executed at 51 died on this day in history.

Feb 14 In the year 1885 death of jules Vallès, French writer (b. 1832)

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

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