Historical Events In 1885
Sunday, 23 February 2020
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 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 in the year 1885.
Mar 15 On this day in history 1st performance of Caesar Franck's "Lesson Djinns"
Mar 16 On this day in history giacomo Benvenuti, composer
Mar 19 On this day in history louis Riel returns to Canada, proclaims provisional government, Saskatchewan
Mar 19 In the year 1885 louis Riel returns to Canada, proclaims provisional govt, Sask
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 in the year 1885.
Mar 21 2nd French government of Ferry resigns on this day in history.
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 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 Julius Harrison, composer in the year 1885.
Mar 26 Louis Riel's forces defeat Canadian forces at Duck Lake, Saskatchewan on this day in history.
Mar 28 In the year 1885 fredrick Vilhelm Ludvig Norman, composer, dies at 53
Mar 28 On this day in history 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 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 On this day in history 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 in the year 1885.
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 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 in the year 1885.
Apr 03 Harry St John Philby, [sheik Abdullah], British explorer in the year 1885.