Historical Events In 1885
Monday, 24 June 2019
Mar 07 On this day in history john E W Thompson, named minister to Haiti
Mar 11 On this day in history fort Carlton Saskatchewan Leif Newry Fitzroy Crozier 1847-1901 warns Ottawa of danger of rebellion in Saskatchewan; NWMP Superintendent at Fort Carlton
Mar 11 In the year 1885 malcolm Campbell, 1st auto racer to travel 5 miles/min (8 km/min)
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 "Mikado" opera premieres in London on this day in history.
Mar 14 In the year 1885 gilbert and Sullivan's opera "Mikado", premieres in London
Mar 15 In the year 1885 1st performance of Caesar Franck's "Lesson Djinns"
Mar 16 On this day in history giacomo Benvenuti, composer
Mar 19 In the year 1885 louis Riel returns to Canada, proclaims provisional government, Saskatchewan
Mar 19 Louis Riel returns to Canada, proclaims provisional govt, Sask on this day in history.
Mar 20 On this day in history eugen Herrigel, Germany, philosopher/early pioneer of Zen in Europe
Mar 20 In the year 1885 john Matzeliger of Suriname patents shoe lacing machine
Mar 21 On this day in history 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 in the year 1885.
Mar 24 On this day in history charlie Daniels, US swimmer (Olympics-4 gold-1904, 08)
Mar 25 On this day in history veit Valentin, German/US historian (Deutsche Revolution)
Mar 26 On this day in history eastman Film Co manufactures 1st commercial motion picture film
Mar 26 In the year 1885 eastman Film Co manufactures first commercial motion picture film
Mar 26 Julius Harrison, composer in the year 1885.
Mar 26 In the year 1885 louis Riel's forces defeat Canadian forces at Duck Lake, Saskatchewan
Mar 28 Fredrick Vilhelm Ludvig Norman, composer, dies at 53 on this day in history.
Mar 28 Marc-Jean-Baptiste Delmas, composer on this day in history.
Mar 28 US Salvation Army officially organized in the year 1885.
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 on this day in history.
Mar 30 Russian occupation of Penjdeh, Afghanistan, provokes crisis in Anglo-Russian relations on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1885 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