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Famous Birthdays In 1885

Friday, 03 July 2020

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

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 in the year 1885.

Sep 24 Herman Bouber, Dutch actor/playwright (Sailor's Wives) was born in the year 1885.

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 On this day in history birth of wilbur 'Lefty' Good, pitcher (NY Yankees, 1905)

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 On this day in history birth of langley Collyer, hoarder (d. 1947)

Oct 03 Sophie Treadwell, American playwright and journalist (d. 1970) was born in the year 1885.

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 On this day in history birth of william Henry Bennett Vodery, composer

Oct 10 On this day in history birth of walter Anderson, German folklorist (d. 1962)

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 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 on this day in history.

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 In the year 1885 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 V Chlebnikov, writer was born on this day in history.

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

Oct 30 Ezra Loomis Pound, Hailey Idaho, poet (Cantos) was born on this day in history.

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

Nov 05 In the year 1885 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 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 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 In the year 1885 martin R Delany, politician & black nationalist, dies at 72

Jan 26 Charles George Gordon, Brit gov-gen (Sudan), executed at 51 died in the year 1885.

Feb 14 Jules Vallès, French writer (b. 1832) died on this day in history.

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

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