Historical Events In 1885
Friday, 22 January 2021
May 18 Australians depart Suakin in the Sudan for Sydney on this day in history.
May 18 Eurico Gaspar Dutra, president of Brazil (1945-50) in the year 1885.
May 19 1st mass production of shoes (Jan Matzeliger in Lynn, Massachusetts) on this day in history.
May 19 German chancellor Bismarck takes possession of Cameroon &Togoland in the year 1885.
May 19 The first mass production of shoes (Jan Matzeliger in Lynn MA) on this day in history.
May 21 Gavril Yakimovich Lomakin, composer, dies at 73 on this day in history.
May 21 In the year 1885 sophie of SchĂ¶nburg-Waldenburg, wife of Prince William of Wied (d.1936)
May 22 In the year 1885 13th Preakness: Jim McLaughlin aboard Tecumseh wins in 2:49
May 22 In the year 1885 julio Fonseca, composer
May 22 In the year 1885 victor(-Marie) Hugo, French writer (Les Miserables), dies at 83
May 29 In the year 1885 alfred von Meissner, Austria physician/writer (Ziska), dies at 63
May 29 Erwin F Finlay-Freundlich, British astronomer (theory of relativity) in the year 1885.
Jun 01 In the year 1885 smallpox in Montreal killing 3,164 people
Jun 05 Georges Mandel, [Louis Rothschild], French Foreign minister (-1940) on this day in history.
Jun 05 In the year 1885 j Palisa discovers asteroid #248 Lameia
Jun 05 Julius Benedict, composer (Protoghesi), dies at 80 in the year 1885.
Jun 06 19th Belmont: Paul Duffy aboard Tyrant wins in 2:43 in the year 1885.
Jun 07 On this day in history percy Brier, composer
Jun 12 Roof collapse kills 30 at murder trial in France in the year 1885.
Jun 12 Werner Erich Josten, Elberfeld Germany, composer (Jungle) on this day in history.
Jun 14 Agustin Bethencourt, Venezuelan publisher on Curacao, dies at 58 in the year 1885.
Jun 17 On this day in history gen Edwin H K Freiherr von Manteuffel, mayor (Elzas-Lothar'n), dies
Jun 17 Statue of Liberty arrived in NYC aboard French ship `Isere' in the year 1885.
Jun 19 Stevan Hristic, composer on this day in history.
Jun 22 In the year 1885 mahdi, [Muhammad Ahmed], Sudanese music reviewer, dies
Jun 23 NSW Contingent to Sudan disembarks at Sydney in the year 1885.
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 On this day in history arthur Harmat, composer
Jun 28 Berthold Viertel, writer in the year 1885.
Jun 29 Andre Gailhard, composer on this day in history.
Jul 01 Hermann von Fehling, German chemist (Fehling's reagens), dies at 73 on this day in history.
Jul 01 In the year 1885 the United States terminates reciprocity and fishery agreement with Canada.
Jul 02 In the year 1885 canada's North-west Insurrection ends with surrender of Big Bear