Historical Events In 1885
Thursday, 20 February 2020
May 18 Australians depart Suakin in the Sudan for Sydney in the year 1885.
May 18 On this day in history eurico Gaspar Dutra, president of Brazil (1945-50)
May 19 In the year 1885 1st mass production of shoes (Jan Matzeliger in Lynn, Massachusetts)
May 19 In the year 1885 german chancellor Bismarck takes possession of Cameroon &Togoland
May 19 In the year 1885 the first mass production of shoes (Jan Matzeliger in Lynn MA)
May 21 Gavril Yakimovich Lomakin, composer, dies at 73 on this day in history.
May 21 Sophie of SchĂ¶nburg-Waldenburg, wife of Prince William of Wied (d.1936) on this day in history.
May 22 In the year 1885 13th Preakness: Jim McLaughlin aboard Tecumseh wins in 2:49
May 22 Julio Fonseca, composer on this day in history.
May 22 Victor(-Marie) Hugo, French writer (Les Miserables), dies at 83 in the year 1885.
May 29 On this day in history alfred von Meissner, Austria physician/writer (Ziska), dies at 63
May 29 On this day in history erwin F Finlay-Freundlich, British astronomer (theory of relativity)
Jun 05 Georges Mandel, [Louis Rothschild], French Foreign minister (-1940) in the year 1885.
Jun 05 In the year 1885 j Palisa discovers asteroid #248 Lameia
Jun 05 On this day in history julius Benedict, composer (Protoghesi), dies at 80
Jun 06 In the year 1885 19th Belmont: Paul Duffy aboard Tyrant wins in 2:43
Jun 07 Percy Brier, composer in the year 1885.
Jun 12 On this day in history roof collapse kills 30 at murder trial in France
Jun 12 Werner Erich Josten, Elberfeld Germany, composer (Jungle) in the year 1885.
Jun 14 Agustin Bethencourt, Venezuelan publisher on Curacao, dies at 58 in the year 1885.
Jun 17 Gen Edwin H K Freiherr von Manteuffel, mayor (Elzas-Lothar'n), dies in the year 1885.
Jun 17 Statue of Liberty arrived in NYC aboard French ship `Isere' in the year 1885.
Jun 19 Stevan Hristic, composer in the year 1885.
Jun 22 Mahdi, [Muhammad Ahmed], Sudanese music reviewer, dies on this day in history.
Jun 23 On this day in history nSW Contingent to Sudan disembarks at Sydney
Jun 24 On this day in history british government of Salisbury forms
Jun 26 In the year 1885 andre Maurois, [Emile Herzog], French writer (Balzac)
Jun 27 Arthur Harmat, composer on this day in history.
Jun 28 In the year 1885 berthold Viertel, writer
Jun 29 In the year 1885 andre Gailhard, composer
Jul 01 In the year 1885 hermann von Fehling, German chemist (Fehling's reagens), dies at 73
Jul 01 In the year 1885 the United States terminates reciprocity and fishery agreement with Canada.
Jul 02 Canada's North-west Insurrection ends with surrender of Big Bear in the year 1885.
Jul 05 Andre Lhote, French painter/art historian (TraitĂ© du paysage) in the year 1885.