Centuries: 18th century - 19th century - 20th century
Decades: 1850s  1860s  1870s  - 1880s -  1890s  1900s  1910s

Years: 1882 1883 1884 - 1885 - 1886 1887 1888
1885 in topic:
Subjects:     Archaeology - Architecture -
Art - Literature (Poetry) - Music - Science
Sports - Rail Transport
Countries:     Australia - Canada - France - Germany - Ireland - Mexico - New Zealand - Norway - South Africa - UK - USA
Leaders:   State leaders - Colonial governors
Category: Establishments - Disestablishments
Births - Marriages - Deaths

Year 1885 (MDCCCLXXXV) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar).

Events of 1885 Edit

January - March Edit

Washington Monument Dusk Jan 2006

Feb. 21: Washington Monument dedicated.

April - June Edit

July - September Edit

October - December Edit



1885 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1885

Ab urbe condita 2638
Armenian calendar 1334
Bahá'í calendar 41 – 42
Buddhist calendar 2429
Coptic calendar 1601 – 1602
Ethiopian calendar 1877 – 1878
Hebrew calendar 5645 5646
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1940 – 1941
 - Shaka Samvat 1807 – 1808
 - Kali Yuga 4986 – 4987
Holocene calendar 11885
Iranian calendar 1263 – 1264
Islamic calendar 1302 – 1303
Japanese calendar Meiji 18

(明治 18年)

 - Imperial Year Kōki 2545
Julian calendar 1930
Korean calendar 4218
Thai solar calendar 2428

January - JuneEdit

July - DecemberEdit

See also 1885 births.


January - JuneEdit

July - DecemberEdit

See also 1885 deaths.

References in fictionEdit

People of the year 1885 at Familypedia

198 people were born in 1885

 FatherMotherAge mother at birth
Blanche Edith Abbott (1885-1932)Joseph Palmer Abbott (1842-1901)Edith Solomon (1854-1935)
Samuel Nathaniel Alford (1885-1961)Needham Jasper Alford (1860-1907)Nancy Isobella Collins (1865-1894)
Robert Amory (1885-1972)Robert Amory (1842-1910)Katherine Leighton Crehore (1862-1920)
William Charles Apps (1885-1954)Thomas Apps (1844-1911)Ellen Butcher (1846-1896)
William Averice Ard (1885-)Moses Caswell 'Bunk' Ard (1857-1934)Elizabeth McKenzie (1855-1931)
Jeanette Asanuma (1885-1957)
Rubie Avery (1885-1971)George Avery (1841-1914)Elizabeth Ann Latter (1844-1922)
Hastings Henry Macleay Baker (1885-1950)Henry Baker (1861-1948)Margaret Ann Ramsay (1864-1928)
Ruth Baker (1885-1978)Robert Baker (1849-1919)Elizabeth Wellard (1849-1926)
Gerarda Johanna Bakker (1885-1972)Johannes Cornelis Bakker (1851-)Johanna Magdalena Foppen (1850-1907)
Hilda Baranyay (c1885-c1910)
Dorothea Rose Barnett (1885-c1959)William Henry Barnett (bef1864-)Agnes Ashenden (1862-1936)
William Burke Belknap (1885-1965)William Richardson Belknap (1849-1914)Alice Trumball Silliman (1846-1890)
Daisy Annie Bell (1885-1956)William George Bell (1836-1906)Mary Sarah Gill (1850-1924)
Gwendoline Theresa Mary Bertie (1885-1941)Montagu Arthur Bertie, 7th Earl of Abingdon (1836-1928)Gwendoline Mary Dormer (1867-1942)
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59 children were born to the 80 women born in 1885

190 people died in 1885

 FatherMotherAge at death
Joseph Alden (1807-1885)Eliab Alden (1761-1844)Mary Hathaway (1766-1859)78
Jonathan Amory (1802-1885)Jonathan Amory (1770-1828)Mehetable Sullivan (1772-1847)83
Llewellyn Baglin (1824-1885)Francis Baglin (1798-1876)Sarah Robins (1799-1848)61
Rebecca Bake (1808-1885)Jacob Bake (1773-1849)Catherine Reppert (1779-1851)77
William Ball (1796-1885)Jonathan Ball (1751-1819)Mary Pratt (1752-1825)
Elizabeth Strait (1804-1885)Israel Strait (1776-1836)Hannah Thompson (1785-1841)
Jabez Bigelow (1803-1885)Ezekiel Knolton Bigelow (1772-1845)Prudence Penniman (1772-1806)82
Ariaantje Bijvoet (1818-1885)Hendrik Bijvoet (1792-1865)Neeltje Boos (1792-1858)
Robert Blanch (1808-1885)Edward Blanch (c1787-1860)Maria B Ashdown (c1789-1837)77
Daniel Blunt (1819-1885)Francis Blunt (1779-1857)Jane (1779-1845)66
Melinda Boothby (1811-1885)Joseph Boothby (1786-1841)Elizabeth Rouse (bef1806)74
Joseph Bowden (1815-1885)William Bowden (1774-1833)Elizabeth Young (1775-1841)70
Michael Brazel (1814-1885)71
William Brooker (1796-1885)Mary Wade (1777-1859)89
Samuel Gilman Brown (1813-1885)Francis Brown (1784-1820)Elizabeth Gilman (1776-1851)72
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13651 people lived in 1885

Geertje Aangeenbrug (1871-1947)Pieter Aangeenbrug (1834-1908)Grietje Breed (1845)
Pieter Aangeenbrug (1834-1908)Cornelis Aangeenbrug (1802-1861)Geertje Pietersdr van der Neut (1801-c1835)
Jack Aaronson (1880-1927)
Petrus Johannes Aarts (1867-1918)Johannis Aarts (1818-1900)Geertruida van Gog (1838-1897)
Ashley Aartsen (1843-1920)Edward Aartsen (1810-1890)Janet Bennewitz (1813-1900)
Edward Aartsen (1810-1890)
Dominique Abasolo (1882-1947)Rafael Abasolo (1849-1900)Nancy Haugen (1855-1929)
Rafael Abasolo (1849-1900)
Anne Wales Abbot (1808-1908)Abiel Abbot (1770-1828)Eunice Wales (1772-1831)
Charles Greeley Abbot (1872-1973)Harris Abbot (1812-1884)Caroline Ann Greeley (1836-1911)
Stanley Harris Abbot (1863-1935)Harris Abbot (1812-1884)Caroline Ann Greeley (1836-1911)
Blanche Edith Abbott (1885-1932)Joseph Palmer Abbott (1842-1901)Edith Solomon (1854-1935)
Henry Palmer Abbott (1827-1903)Thomas Abbott (c1774-1855)Eleanor Kingsmill (c1787-1873)
John Joseph Caldwell Abbott (1821-1893)Joseph Abbott (c1790-1862)Harriet Bradford (c1800-1873)
Joseph Palmer Abbott (1842-1901)John Kingsmill Abbott (1805-1847)Frances Amanda Brady (1821-1902)
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Events of the year 1885 at FamilypediaEdit

239 people were married in 1885.

 Joined with
William Aldridge (1858-1943)Georgina Smith (1870-1909)
Henrietta Elizabeth Allen (1868-1943)Thomas Henry Flett (1847-1899)+Samuel James Snape (1843-1931)
Brigham Young Allred (1862-1949)Karen Christine Nielsen (1865-1929)
Edwards Francis Allred (1856-1942)Sally Ann Billington (1860-1882) + Elizabeth D Overlade (1861-1935)
Martha Rosabelle Allred (1860-1941)John J Byrnes (1852-1883) + Delos Albert Dodge (1862-1895)
Louis Napoleon Anlezark (1863-1951)Elizabeth Susan Baker (c1864-1942)
Florence Beatrice Anson (1860-1946)Henry Streatfeild (1857-1938)
Pieter Apekrom (1861-1944)Jannetje Ton (1864-1948)
Robert George Arbuthnot (1843-1890)(Helen) Mary Muir (1862-1926)
Edward Edwin Ashdown (c1836-1904)Louisa Elizabeth Dunk (1862-1931)
Henry Bacon (1857-1945)Bridget Blake (1868-1938)
Alfred Baker (1851-1934)Keturah Hannah Lewis (1857-1939)+Luanna Maria Christensen (1869-1928)
Johannes Cornelis Bakker (1851-)Johanna Magdalena Foppen (1850-1907)
Harriet Annie Cache Bates (1863-1947)George Henry Brown (1864-1938)
Henry Charles Bath (1863-1930)Jane Grieve (1865-1938)
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There were 0 military battles in 1885.

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