Historical Events In 1885
Friday, 22 January 2021
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 on this day in history.
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 in the year 1885.
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 In the year 1885 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 Louis Riel returns to Canada, proclaims provisional govt, Sask in the year 1885.
Mar 20 In the year 1885 eugen Herrigel, Germany, philosopher/early pioneer of Zen in Europe
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 On this day in history adriano Lualdi, composer
Mar 22 In the year 1885 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) on this day in history.
Mar 26 Eastman Film Co manufactures 1st commercial motion picture film in the year 1885.
Mar 26 On this day in history eastman Film Co manufactures first commercial motion picture film
Mar 26 In the year 1885 julius Harrison, composer
Mar 26 Louis Riel's forces defeat Canadian forces at Duck Lake, Saskatchewan on this day in history.
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 In the year 1885 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 on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Mar 31 In the year 1885 franz W Abbot, German composer/choir conductor, dies
Mar 31 Great Britain declares Bechuanaland a protectorate in the year 1885.
Mar 31 On this day in history jules Pascin, [Julius Pincas], Bulgarian/US painter/cartoonist
Apr 01 Clementine Ogilvy Spencer-Churchill (Hozier), British barones in the year 1885.
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 Harry St John Philby, [sheik Abdullah], British explorer on this day in history.