Historical Events In 1885
Wednesday, 24 February 2021
Sep 21 On this day in history dutch demonstrate for general voting right
Sep 21 In the year 1885 thomas Alexandrovich de Hartmann, composer
Sep 22 Erich von Stroheim, early film director/actor (Grand Illusion) on this day in history.
Sep 22 In the year 1885 lord Randolph Churchill makes a speech in Ulster in opposition to Home Rule e.g. "Ulster will fight and Ulster will be right".
Sep 24 In the year 1885 5 German warships depart to Zanzibar
Sep 24 In the year 1885 herman Bouber, Dutch actor/playwright (Sailor's Wives)
Sep 26 In the year 1885 anna M F "Annie" Wageningen-Salomons, author (Girl Student) [or 6/26]
Sep 28 Wilbur 'Lefty' Good, pitcher (NY Yankees, 1905) in the year 1885.
Sep 29 The first practical public electric tramway in the world is opened in Blackpool, England on this day in history.
Sep 30 In the year 1885 bechuanaland becomes a British protectorate
Sep 30 In the year 1885 maria J Small-Gartmann, actress, dies at 60
Oct 01 Louis Untermeyer, NYC, poet/critic (Immortal Poems, Story Poems) on this day in history.
Oct 01 On this day in history special delivery mail service begins in US
Oct 02 Ruth Bryan Rohde, US, (Rep), minister to Denmark on this day in history.
Oct 04 Henricus Wijdefield, Dutch architect (Peace Palace) in the year 1885.
Oct 07 Niels Bohr, Denmark, physicist, expanded quantum physics (Nobel 1922) in the year 1885.
Oct 08 William Henry Bennett Vodery, composer on this day in history.
Oct 11 Alfred Haar, Hungary, mathematician on this day in history.
Oct 13 The Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) is founded in Atlanta, Georgia on this day in history.
Oct 15 In the year 1885 hoss Radbourne pitches his 60th win of season
Oct 15 On this day in history hoss Radbourne pitches his 60th win of the season
Oct 16 On this day in history dorando di Desiderio Pietri, Italian marathoner (Olympic-DQ gold-1908)
Oct 17 On this day in history aaf Bouber-ten Hoope, Dutch actress (Jantjes)/wife of Herman Bouber
Oct 17 In the year 1885 baseball sets all players salaries at $1,000-$2,000 for 1885 season
Oct 17 On this day in history the birth of Baroness Karen Blixen, Danish author
Oct 21 In the year 1885 egon Joseph Wellesz, Austria, composer/musicologist
Oct 22 Giovanni Martinelli, Montagnana Italy, opera singer (NY Met) on this day in history.
Oct 22 In the year 1885 john Ward & several teammates secretly form Brotherhood of Prof Base Ball Players, 1st baseball union
Oct 24 In the year 1885 ernest Claes, Belgian author (Saints from Zichem)
Oct 24 On this day in history johann Strauss' opera "Zigeunerbaron," premieres in Vienna
Oct 25 In the year 1885 john Brahms' 4th Symphony in E, premieres
Oct 28 V Chlebnikov, writer in the year 1885.
Oct 29 On this day in history george B McClellan, Union army general, dies at 58
Oct 30 Ezra Loomis Pound, Hailey Idaho, poet (Cantos) in the year 1885.