Historical Events In 1885
Friday, 07 August 2020
Aug 23 Henry Thomas Tizard, scientist in the year 1885.
Aug 26 Jules Romains, France, novelist/playwright/poet (Men of Good Will) on this day in history.
Aug 28 In the year 1885 armas Toivo Valdemar Maasalo, composer
Aug 28 On this day in history julius Hopp, composer, dies at 66
Aug 29 Boxing's first heavyweight title fight with 3-oz gloves & 3-minute rounds fought between John L Sullivan & Dominick McCaffrey in the year 1885.
Aug 29 Gottlieb Daimler patents the first motor cycle in the year 1885.
Aug 29 On this day in history gottlieb Daimler receives German patent for a motorcycle
Aug 30 In the year 1885 13,000 meteors seen in 1 hour near Andromeda
Aug 31 DuBose Heyward, novelist (Porgy) on this day in history.
Aug 31 In the year 1885 dubose Heyward, US writer (Porgy-Mamba's daughters), dies
Sep 02 In Rock Springs, Wyoming, 150 white miners, who were struggling to unionize so they could strike for better wages and work conditions, attack their Chinese fellow workers, killing 28, wounding 15, and forcing several hundred more out of town in the year 1885.
Sep 04 On this day in history 1st cafeteria opens (NYC)
Sep 04 The first buffet in the US opens in New York City on this day in history.
Sep 04 On this day in history the first cafeteria opens (NYC)
Sep 05 1st gasoline pump is delivered to a gasoline dealer (Ft Wayne, Ind) in the year 1885.
Sep 05 John Raedecker, Dutch sculptor (National monument on the Dam) on this day in history.
Sep 05 The first gasoline pump is delivered to a gasoline dealer (Ft Wayne, Ind) in the year 1885.
Sep 06 In the year 1885 eastern Rumelia declares its union with Bulgaria. The Unification of Bulgaria is accomplished.
Sep 06 Franz T Csokor, Austrian author (Writings on the Wall) on this day in history.
Sep 07 Harry Sinclair Lewis, US, writer (Babbitt, Nobel 1930) in the year 1885.
Sep 10 Berthold Altaner, German church historian (Patrologie) on this day in history.
Sep 11 David Herbert "DH" Lawrence, England, writer (Lady Chatterly's Lover) in the year 1885.
Sep 11 On this day in history moses Hopkins, named minister to Liberia
Sep 11 In the year 1885 the birth of D.H Lawrence, English novelist
Sep 12 In the year 1885 highest score (35) recorded in any 1st-class soccer match is set
Sep 14 Vittorio Gui, Italian conductor/composer (Batture d'aspetto) on this day in history.
Sep 15 In the year 1885 juliusz Zarebski, composer, dies at 31
Sep 15 Tthe famous circus elephant "Jumbo" is killed by a GTR freight train, hauled by locomotive no. 788 at St. Thomas. It was struck from behind while being lead along the track to be loaded into his car. Jumbo stood 12' 5" high and weighted 7 1/2 tons on this day in history.
Sep 16 Karen Horney, German/US, neo-freudian psychoanalyst on this day in history.
Sep 16 In the year 1885 puritan (US) beats Genesta (England) in 6th running of America's Cup
Sep 17 In the year 1885 george Cleveland, Sydney Nova Scotia, actor (Courage of Lassie)
Sep 18 Abdul Muslim Mahomayev, composer on this day in history.
Sep 18 Riots break out in Montreal to protest against compulsory smallpox vaccination on this day in history.
Sep 20 Ferdinand "Jelly Roll" Morton, New Orleans, jazz pianist/composer on this day in history.