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Famous Birthdays In 1885

Sunday, 28 February 2021

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

Sep 22 In the year 1885 birth of erich von Stroheim, early film director/actor (Grand Illusion)

Sep 22 In the year 1885 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 On this day in history birth of harry Blackstone, Sr., American magician (d. 1965)

Sep 28 Wilbur 'Lefty' Good, pitcher (NY Yankees, 1905) was born in the year 1885.

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

Oct 02 In the year 1885 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 In the year 1885 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 In the year 1885 birth of niels Bohr, Denmark, physicist, expanded quantum physics (Nobel 1922)

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

Oct 10 Walter Anderson, German folklorist (d. 1962) was born in the year 1885.

Oct 11 On this day in history birth of alfred Haar, Hungary, mathematician

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

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

Oct 17 Aaf Bouber-ten Hoope, Dutch actress (Jantjes)/wife of Herman Bouber was born in the year 1885.

Oct 19 Charles Merrill, American investment banker (d. 1956) was born on this day in history.

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 on this day in history.

Oct 22 In the year 1885 birth of lothar Windsperger, composer

Oct 23 Lawren Harris, Canadian painter (d. 1970) was born in the year 1885.

Oct 24 Ernest Claes, Belgian author (Saints from Zichem) was born on this day in history.

Oct 27 Sigrid Hjertén, Swedish modernist painter (d. 1948) was born in the year 1885.

Oct 28 V Chlebnikov, writer was born in the year 1885.

Oct 28 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.

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

Nov 06 On this day in history birth of emiel Poetou, Flemish sculptor

Nov 08 Emil Fahrenkamp, German architect (d. 1966) was born on this day in history.

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Famous Deaths In 1885

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 04 In the year 1885 eduard Yosif Kotek, composer, dies at 29

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

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 Martin R Delany, politician & black nationalist, dies at 72 on this day in history.

Jan 26 In the year 1885 death of charles George Gordon, Brit gov-gen (Sudan), executed at 51

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

Feb 15 Leopold Damrosch, composer, dies at 52 in the year 1885.

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