What Happened In July 1885 In History
Historical Events for July, 1885
- 1st » The United States terminates reciprocity (Canadian politics) e.g reciprocity and fishery agreement with Canada.
- 6th » Louis Pasteur successfully tests his vaccine against rabies on Joseph Meister, a boy who was bitten by a rabid dog.
- 20th » The Football Association legalizes professionalism in association football under pressure from the British Football Association.
Famous Birthdays on July in 1885
- 1st » Dorothea Mackellar, Australian author and poet (d. 1968)
- 5th » Blas Infante, Spanish historian and politician (d. 1936)
- 5th » André Lhote, French sculptor and painter (d. 1962)
- 6th » Ernst Busch (military) called Ernst Busch, German field marshal (d. 1945)
- 8th » Ernst Bloch, German philosopher, author, and academic (d. 1977)
- 8th » Hugo Boss (fashion designer) known as Hugo Boss, German fashion designer, founded Hugo Boss (d. 1948)
- 14th » Sisavang Vong, Laos king (d. 1959)
- 21st » Jacques Feyder, Belgian actor, screenwriter, and director (d. 1948)
- 23rd » Georges V. Matchabelli, Georgian-American businessman, created Prince Matchabelli called Prince Matchabelli perfume (d. 1935)
- 26th » André Maurois, French author (d. 1967)
- 29th » Theda Bara, American actress (d. 1955)
- 30th » Russell van Horn, American boxer (d. 1970)
Famous Deaths for July 1885
- 15th » Rosalía de Castro, Spanish author and poet (b. 1837)
- 17th » Jean-Charles Chapais, Canadian politician (b. 1811)
- 23rd » Ulysses S. Grant, American general and politician, 18th President of the United States (b. 1822)
Year 1885 events in history for the month of July
Historical events for the year 1885 by month