Historical Events In 1885
Wednesday, 05 August 2020
Mar 07 On this day in history john E W Thompson, named minister to Haiti
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 Malcolm Campbell, 1st auto racer to travel 5 miles/min (8 km/min) on this day in history.
Mar 12 Raphael HLAJM Verwilghen, Flemish architect/urban developer in the year 1885.
Mar 13 In Victoria British Columbia, the Legislature passes Chinese Restriction; bans entry of Chinese immigrants, later ruled unconstitutional on this day in history.
Mar 14 In the year 1885 "Mikado" opera premieres in London
Mar 14 Gilbert and Sullivan's opera "Mikado", premieres in London in the year 1885.
Mar 15 On this day in history 1st performance of Caesar Franck's "Lesson Djinns"
Mar 16 Giacomo Benvenuti, composer on this day in history.
Mar 19 Louis Riel returns to Canada, proclaims provisional government, Saskatchewan on this day in history.
Mar 19 In the year 1885 louis Riel returns to Canada, proclaims provisional govt, Sask
Mar 20 Eugen Herrigel, Germany, philosopher/early pioneer of Zen in Europe in the year 1885.
Mar 20 John Matzeliger of Suriname patents shoe lacing machine on this day in history.
Mar 21 In the year 1885 2nd French government of Ferry resigns
Mar 22 Adriano Lualdi, composer on this day in history.
Mar 22 Canadian troops ordered mobilized because of the Northwest Rebellion on this day in history.
Mar 24 Charlie Daniels, US swimmer (Olympics-4 gold-1904, 08) on this day in history.
Mar 25 Veit Valentin, German/US historian (Deutsche Revolution) in the year 1885.
Mar 26 In the year 1885 eastman Film Co manufactures 1st commercial motion picture film
Mar 26 Eastman Film Co manufactures first commercial motion picture film on this day in history.
Mar 26 On this day in history julius Harrison, composer
Mar 26 Louis Riel's forces defeat Canadian forces at Duck Lake, Saskatchewan in the year 1885.
Mar 28 Fredrick Vilhelm Ludvig Norman, composer, dies at 53 on this day in history.
Mar 28 In the year 1885 marc-Jean-Baptiste Delmas, composer
Mar 28 On this day in history uS Salvation Army officially organized
Mar 30 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 in the year 1885.
Mar 30 Russian occupation of Penjdeh, Afghanistan, provokes crisis in Anglo-Russian relations on this day in history.
Mar 30 In the year 1885 the Battle for Kushka triggers the Pandjeh Incident which nearly gives rise to war between the British Empire and Russian Empire.
Mar 31 Franz W Abbot, German composer/choir conductor, dies on this day in history.
Mar 31 On this day in history great Britain declares Bechuanaland a protectorate
Mar 31 In the year 1885 jules Pascin, [Julius Pincas], Bulgarian/US painter/cartoonist
Apr 01 In the year 1885 clementine Ogilvy Spencer-Churchill (Hozier), British barones
Apr 02 On this day in history wandering Spirit massacres 9 white settlers and Metis at Frog Lake Saskatchewan takes one man and two women prisoner with 7 other Crees.
Apr 03 On this day in history harry St John Philby, [sheik Abdullah], British explorer