Historical Events In 1885
Sunday, 18 April 2021
Feb 04 On this day in history cairine Ray Wilson, Montreal, 1st female Canadian senator (appointed)
Feb 05 In the year 1885 news of fall of Khartoum reaches London
Feb 07 In the year 1885 sinclair Lewis, novelist/social critic (Main Street, Nobel 1930)
Feb 08 Edith Evans, London England, actress (Tom Jones, David Copperfield) on this day in history.
Feb 09 1st Japanese arrive in Hawaii in the year 1885.
Feb 09 On this day in history alban Maria Johannes Berg, Vienna Austria, a Lulu of a composer!
Feb 09 In the year 1885 the first Japanese arrive in Hawaii
Feb 12 In the year 1885 carl Peters founds German East-Africa Society
Feb 12 Licinio Refice, composer in the year 1885.
Feb 13 Elizabeth Virginia "Bess" Truman, 1st lady (1945-52) in the year 1885.
Feb 15 Leopold Damrosch, composer, dies at 52 on this day in history.
Feb 15 In the year 1885 richard Wurz, composer
Feb 17 On this day in history bismarck gives Carl Peters' firm management of East-Africa
Feb 18 On this day in history charlotte Helen Sainton-Dolby, composer, dies at 61
Feb 18 In the year 1885 mark Twain's "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn," published
Feb 21 Sacha Guitry, France, actor/playwright (Story of a Cheat) in the year 1885.
Feb 21 On this day in history the Washington Monument is dedicated.
Feb 21 In the year 1885 washington Monument dedicated (Wash DC)
Feb 24 On this day in history bert Lytell, NYC, actor (Henry-One Man's Family)
Feb 24 On this day in history the birth of Chester Nimitz, United States navy admiral
Feb 25 On this day in history uS Congress condemns barbed wire around government grounds
Feb 25 US Congress condemns barbed wire around govt grounds on this day in history.
Feb 26 Congress of Berlin, gives Congo to Belgium & Nigeria to England on this day in history.
Feb 26 Lili Green, [Alice Sally Mary], Neth/Eng dancer in the year 1885.
Mar 01 Lionel Atwill, English/US actor (Mystery of the Wax Museum) on this day in history.
Mar 03 On this day in history 1st US state (Calif) establishes a permanent forest commission
Mar 03 In the year 1885 american Telephone & Telegraph (AT&T) incorporates
Mar 03 In the year 1885 congress passes Indian Appropriations Act (Indians wards of federal government)
Mar 03 On this day in history uS Post Office offers special delivery for 1st-class mail
Mar 03 US state (California) establishes a permanent forest commission on this day in history.
Mar 04 In the year 1885 gilbert & Sullivan's opera "Mikado," premieres in London
Mar 04 Grover Cleveland inaugrated as first Democratic President since Civil War on this day in history.
Mar 04 Willem H Winkel, Dutch physician/founder (Red Cross of Curacao) in the year 1885.
Mar 06 In the year 1885 ringgold "Ring" Lardner, US sports writer (You Know Me Al)