Year 1885 in History - Important Historical Events of the year 1885

The year 1885 has a special significance of its own in India and world history. Let us know some such important events of the year 1885 such as: born famous people, death of famous people, war treaty, independence of a country, invention of new technology, change of power, important national and international day etc., knowing which your general Knowledge will increase.

Important Historical Events of the Year 1885 in World ⚡

DateIncident/Event
04 januarySino-French War-French troops under General François Oscar deNégrier defeated a numerically superior Qing Chinese force at Nui Bopin northern Vietnam.
15 januaryAmerican photographer Wilson Bentley took the first knownphotograph of a snowflake by attaching a bellowscamera to a microscope.
23 februarySino-French War: France gained an important victory in the Battle of ??ng ??ng in the Tonkin region of what is now Vietnam.
03 marchAmerican Telephone & Telegraph, at onepoint the world's largest telephone company, was incorporated in NewYork.
14 marchThe Mikado, Gilbert and Sullivan's most frequently performedSavoy opera, debuted at the Savoy Theatre in London.
26 marchFeeling that Canada had failed to address the protection of their rights, the Métis people, led by Louis Riel, began the North-West Rebellion.
02 aprilNorth-West Rebellion-Led by Wandering Spirit, young Creewarriors attacked the village of Frog Lake, North-West Territories (now in Alberta), where they killed nine settlers.
02 mayA small force of Cree and Assiniboine defeated a larger Canadian force in the Battle of Cut Knife, the natives' most successful battle during the North-West Rebellion.
12 mayThe Provisional Government of Saskatchewan was decisivelydefeated at the Battle of Batoche, which led to the end of the North-West Rebellion three days later.
17 juneThe Statue of Liberty arrived at New York Harbor. The Statue of Liberty was a colossal neoclassical sculpture on Liberty Island in New York Harbor in New York City, in the United States. The copper statue designed by Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi, a French sculptor, built by Gustave Eiffel, and dedicated on October 28, 1886, was a gift to the United States from the people of France.
24 juneTara Singh, freedom fighter and leader of Akali Dal Master, was born in the village Haryal, District Rawalpindi. Master Tara Sing was a prominent Sikh political and religious leader in the first half of the 20th century. He was instrumental in organizing the Shiromani Gurdwara Prabhandak Committee, in organizing Sikhs politically, and guided the Sikhs during the Partition of India.
06 julyFrench chemists Louis Pasteur and Emile Roux successfullytested their vaccine against rabies on nine-year-old Joseph Meisterafter he was bitten by an infected dog.
29 augustGottlieb Daimler patented the world's first internal combustion motorcycle, the Reitwagen.
02 septemberWhite miners in Rock Springs, Wyoming, US, attacked Chineseimmigrants, killing at least 28 Chinese miners and causing approximatelyUS$150,000 in property damage.
13 octoberThe Georgia Institute of Technology was established in Atlantaas part of Reconstruction plans to build an industrial economy in thepost-Civil War Southern United States.
14 octoberThe Georgia Institute of Technology was established in Atlantaas part of Reconstruction plans to build an industrial economy in thepost-Civil War Southern United States.
07 novemberConstruction of the Canadian Pacific Railway, the firsttranscontinental railroad across Canada, concluded with the driving ofthe 'last spike' in Craigellachie, British Columbia.
16 novemberAfter a five-day trial following the North-West Rebellion,Louis Riel, Canadian rebel leader of the Métis and 'Father ofManitoba', was executed by hanging for high treason.
02 MayAt the Berlin Conference, King Leopold II of Belgium established the independent State Congo.
19 MayThe German Chancellor Bispark captured the African countries of Cameroon and Tongoland.
17 JuneFrance's gift to the Statue of Liberty arrived at the port of New York.
06 JulyLouis Pasteur successfully tested rabies vaccine. This discovery brought a revolution in the medical world.
05 SeptemberThe first gasoline pump was installed in Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA.
29 SeptemberThe world's first passenger electric tram started in England.
10 NovemberGottlieb Demeler introduced the world's first motorcycle.
26 NovemberThe meteorite was photographed for the first time.
28 DecemberThe first session of the Indian National Congress took place in Bombay, in which 72 delegates attended.
04 JanuaryDr. William made his first successful operation of appendix.
06 JanuaryBharatendu Harishchandra, one of the Hindi poets and writers of modern India, died.
28 FebruaryThe first session of the Indian National Congress took place in Bombay, in which 72 delegates attended.
12 AprilRakhaldas Banerjee, the famous historian who discovered Mohenjodaro, was born.
17 JanuaryMahdisat War in Sudan: The British Army won in the Battle of Abu Kli.
26 FebruaryIn the final act of the Berlin Conference "The Struggle for Africa" ​​controlled European colonialism and trade.
04 MarchGrover Cleveland was sworn in as the 22nd President of the United States.
02 MayGood Housekeeping magazine was put on sale in the United States for the first time.
17 JuneStatue of Liberty brought to New York Harbor.
20 JulyPlaying football was legalized in Britain.
08 SeptemberSt. Thomas Academy established in Minnesota.
01 OctoberSpecial delivery mail service launched in the US.
06 NovemberThe Third Anglo and Burmese War began.
28 December72 Indian lawyers, academics and journalists gathered in Bombay as the Congress party.

Important Historical Events of the Year 1885 in India ⚡

DateIncident/Event
24 juneTara Singh, freedom fighter and leader of Akali Dal Master, was born in the village Haryal, District Rawalpindi. Master Tara Sing was a prominent Sikh political and religious leader in the first half of the 20th century. He was instrumental in organizing the Shiromani Gurdwara Prabhandak Committee, in organizing Sikhs politically, and guided the Sikhs during the Partition of India.
05 SeptemberThe first gasoline pump was installed in Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA.
28 DecemberThe first session of the Indian National Congress took place in Bombay, in which 72 delegates attended.
06 JanuaryBharatendu Harishchandra, one of the Hindi poets and writers of modern India, died.
28 FebruaryThe first session of the Indian National Congress took place in Bombay, in which 72 delegates attended.
28 December72 Indian lawyers, academics and journalists gathered in Bombay as the Congress party.

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