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Historical Events In 1885

Thursday, 20 February 2020

Oct 30   The birth of Ezra Pound, American poet on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 01   First train service established over CP between Montreal and Winnipeg via Ottawa, Sudbury and the Lakehead in the year 1885.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 01   On this day in history pope Leo XIII publishes encyclical Immortale Dei  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 02   Harlow Shapley, US, astronomer (studied the galaxies) in the year 1885.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 02   On this day in history the first Canadian Pacific Railway train leaves Montreal Quebec for Vancouver British Columbia  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 03   Tacoma vigilantes drive out Chinese, burn their homes & businesses on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 03   Tacoma vigilantes drive out Chinese, burn their homes &businesses in the year 1885.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 05   On this day in history will Durant, US, author/historian (Story of Civilization)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 06   Emiel Poetou, Flemish sculptor in the year 1885.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 06   In the year 1885 uS mint at Carson City, Nevada directed to close  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Nov 07   On this day in history canadian Pacific Railway completed at Craigellachie  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 07   The last spike is driven in the first Canadian transcontinental main line at Craigellachie B.C. in the Eagle Pass. Van Horne makes his famous fifteen-word speech "All I can say is that the work has been well done in every way" on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 08   Johannes Kneppelhout, [Klikspaan], Dutch humorist/author, dies at 71 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 08   The CP special train arrives in Port Moody at Pacific Tidewater, the first railway train ever to travel across Canada from sea to sea on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 09   In the year 1885 opera "Ermine," premieres in London  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 10   Esther Dale, Beaufort SC, actress (Unfinished Business) in the year 1885.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 10   In the year 1885 gottlieb Daimler's motorcycle, world's 1st, unveiled  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 11   George S Patton, US general (Sicily/Italy/Normandy) "Old Blood & Guts" in the year 1885.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 11   The birth of George Patton, Controversial World War II US General in the year 1885.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 12   On this day in history montreal & Britannia Football Clubs (QRFU) defeat Ontario Combined Team (ORFU) 3-0 in CRFU Championship game  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 13   In the year 1885 montague Fawcett Phillips, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 13   Serbian army occupies Bulgaria on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 16   In the year 1885 canadian rebel leader of the MĂ©tis and "Father of Manitoba", Louis Riel is executed for treason.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 16   In the year 1885 louis Riel, French rebel who fought against Canada, executed at 41  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 17   On this day in history henry de Man, Belgium, sociologist/chairman (Belgian Workers Party)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 19   In the year 1885 erskine Sanford, Trinidad CO, actor (Angel on My Shoulder)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 23   Amsterdam police attack meeting of social-democrats united in the year 1885.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 24   On this day in history alfonso XII, king of Spain (1875-85), dies at 27  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 25   Alfonso XII, king of Spain (1874-85), dies at 27 in the year 1885.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 25   In the year 1885 the first Canadian National Park is established at Banff as Rocky Mountains Park  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 26   1st meteor photograph in the year 1885.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 26   The first meteor photograph on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 26   Thomas Andrews, Irish physicist/chemist (ozone), dies at 71 in the year 1885.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 27   Earliest photograph of a meteor shower made in the year 1885.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Birthdays In 1885

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   Roland Diggle, composer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of johannes Ringers, Dutch water engineer (dikes)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 05   In the year 1885 birth of humbert Wolfe, Italian-British poet (d. 1940)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 08   John Curtin, Victoria, Australian PM (Labor, 1941-45) was born in the year 1885.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 08   In the year 1885 birth of a. J. Muste, Dutch pacifist and activist (d. 1967)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 11   Alice Paul, ERA advocate/founder (National Woman's Party) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 11   On this day in history birth of jack Hoxie, American actor, rodeo performer (d. 1965)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 13   Alfred Fuller, CEO (Fuller Brush Man) was born in the year 1885.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Famous Deaths In 1885

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 04   In the year 1885 eduard Yosif Kotek, composer, dies at 29  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 06   On this day in history peter C Asbjornsen, Norwegian fairy tale writer, dies at 72  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 13   In the year 1885 death of schuyler Colfax,American politician (b.1823)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 19   Fred Burnaby, English colonel/balloon pioneer, dies in battle in the year 1885.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 24   Martin R Delany, politician & black nationalist, dies at 72 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 26   Charles George Gordon, Brit gov-gen (Sudan), executed at 51 died on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 14   Jules Vallès, French writer (b. 1832) died in the year 1885.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 15   Leopold Damrosch, composer, dies at 52 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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