Historical Events In 1885
Wednesday, 21 April 2021
Mar 07 John E W Thompson, named minister to Haiti on this day in history.
Mar 11 Fort Carlton Saskatchewan Leif Newry Fitzroy Crozier 1847-1901 warns Ottawa of danger of rebellion in Saskatchewan; NWMP Superintendent at Fort Carlton in the year 1885.
Mar 11 In the year 1885 malcolm Campbell, 1st auto racer to travel 5 miles/min (8 km/min)
Mar 12 In the year 1885 raphael HLAJM Verwilghen, Flemish architect/urban developer
Mar 13 In the year 1885 in Victoria British Columbia, the Legislature passes Chinese Restriction; bans entry of Chinese immigrants, later ruled unconstitutional
Mar 14 On this day in history "Mikado" opera premieres in London
Mar 14 Gilbert and Sullivan's opera "Mikado", premieres in London on this day in history.
Mar 15 On this day in history 1st performance of Caesar Franck's "Lesson Djinns"
Mar 16 Giacomo Benvenuti, composer in the year 1885.
Mar 19 Louis Riel returns to Canada, proclaims provisional government, Saskatchewan in the year 1885.
Mar 19 On this day in history louis Riel returns to Canada, proclaims provisional govt, Sask
Mar 20 On this day in history eugen Herrigel, Germany, philosopher/early pioneer of Zen in Europe
Mar 20 On this day in history john Matzeliger of Suriname patents shoe lacing machine
Mar 21 2nd French government of Ferry resigns in the year 1885.
Mar 22 Adriano Lualdi, composer on this day in history.
Mar 22 On this day in history canadian troops ordered mobilized because of the Northwest Rebellion
Mar 24 On this day in history charlie Daniels, US swimmer (Olympics-4 gold-1904, 08)
Mar 25 Veit Valentin, German/US historian (Deutsche Revolution) in the year 1885.
Mar 26 Eastman Film Co manufactures 1st commercial motion picture film in the year 1885.
Mar 26 In the year 1885 eastman Film Co manufactures first commercial motion picture film
Mar 26 In the year 1885 julius Harrison, composer
Mar 26 On this day in history louis Riel's forces defeat Canadian forces at Duck Lake, Saskatchewan
Mar 28 On this day in history fredrick Vilhelm Ludvig Norman, composer, dies at 53
Mar 28 In the year 1885 marc-Jean-Baptiste Delmas, composer
Mar 28 US Salvation Army officially organized in the year 1885.
Mar 30 On this day in history cree chief Poundmaker [Pitikwahanapiwiyin] 1826-1886 attacks and surrounds Battleford with 200 warriors; local settlers forced to seek shelter in NWMP barracks for a month
Mar 30 In the year 1885 russian occupation of Penjdeh, Afghanistan, provokes crisis in Anglo-Russian relations.
Mar 30 The Battle for Kushka triggers the Pandjeh Incident which nearly gives rise to war between the British Empire and Russian Empire in the year 1885.
Mar 31 Franz W Abbot, German composer/choir conductor, dies in the year 1885.
Mar 31 Great Britain declares Bechuanaland a protectorate on this day in history.
Mar 31 Jules Pascin, [Julius Pincas], Bulgarian/US painter/cartoonist in the year 1885.
Apr 01 Clementine Ogilvy Spencer-Churchill (Hozier), British barones on this day in history.
Apr 02 Wandering Spirit massacres 9 white settlers and Metis at Frog Lake Saskatchewan takes one man and two women prisoner with 7 other Crees on this day in history.
Apr 03 In the year 1885 harry St John Philby, [sheik Abdullah], British explorer