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1885 Calendar

1885 Calendar

January
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February
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891011121314
15161718192021
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March
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1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
293031    
April
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567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
2627282930  
May
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     12
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10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31      
June
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 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
282930    
July
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567891011
12131415161718
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August
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2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
3031     
September
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6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
27282930   
October
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    123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728293031
November
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1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
2930     
December
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6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031  

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1885 Historical Event(s)

  •  January 1, 1885 – Twenty-five nations adopt Sandford Fleming’s proposal for standard time (and also, time zones)
  •  February 21, 1885 – The newly completed Washington Monument is dedicated.
  •  March 31, 1885 – The United Kingdom establishes a protectorate over Bechuanaland.
  •  May 2, 1885 – The Congo Free State is established by King Léopold II of Belgium.
  •  June 9, 1885 – A peace treaty is signed to end the Sino-French War, with China eventually giving up Tonkin and Annam - most of present-day Vietnam - to France.
  •  September 6, 1885 – Eastern Rumelia declares its union with Bulgaria. The Unification of Bulgaria is accomplished.
  •  September 18, 1885 – Riots break out in Montreal to protest against compulsory smallpox vaccination.
  •  September 22, 1885 – Lord Randolph Churchill makes a speech in Ulster in opposition to Home Rule.
  •  November 7, 1885 – In Craigellachie, British Columbia, construction ends on the Canadian Pacific Railway extending across Canada.
  •  November 16, 1885 – Canadian rebel leader of the Métis and “Father of Manitoba”, Louis Riel is executed for treason.

Who Were Born On 1885?

  •  February 24, 1885 – Stanisław Ignacy Witkiewicz, Polish writer and painter (d. 1939)
  •  March 31, 1885 – Pascin, Bulgarian painter (d. 1930)
  •  April 1, 1885 – Wallace Beery, American actor (d. 1949)
  •  September 4, 1885 – Dimitrios Loundras, Greek gymnast (d. 1971)
  •  September 9, 1885 – Miriam Licette, English operatic soprano (d. 1969)
  •  September 11, 1885 – Herbert Stothart, American song writer, composer (d. 1949)
  •  September 14, 1885 – Vittorio Gui, Italian conductor (d. 1975)
  •  October 11, 1885 – François Mauriac, French author, Nobel laureate (d. 1970)
  •  December 2, 1885 – George Richards Minot, American physician, recipient of the Nobel Prize (d. 1950)
  •  December 10, 1885 – Marios Varvoglis, Greek Composer (d. 1967)