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1885

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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries:
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1885 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1885
MDCCCLXXXV
Ab urbe condita2638
Armenian calendar1334
ԹՎ ՌՅԼԴ
Assyrian calendar6635
Bahá'í calendar41–42
Balinese saka calendar1806–1807
Bengali calendar1292
Berber calendar2835
British Regnal year48 Vict. 1 – 49 Vict. 1
Buddhist calendar2429
Burmese calendar1247
Byzantine calendar7393–7394
Chinese calendar甲申(Wood Monkey)
4581 or 4521
    — to —
乙酉年 (Wood Rooster)
4582 or 4522
Coptic calendar1601–1602
Discordian calendar3051
Ethiopian calendar1877–1878
Hebrew calendar5645–5646
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1941–1942
 - Shaka Samvat1806–1807
 - Kali Yuga4985–4986
Holocene calendar11885
Igbo calendar885–886
Iranian calendar1263–1264
Islamic calendar1302–1303
Japanese calendarMeiji 18
(明治18年)
Javanese calendar1814–1815
Julian calendarGregorian minus 12 days
Korean calendar4218
Minguo calendar27 before ROC
民前27年
Nanakshahi calendar417
Thai solar calendar2427–2428
Tibetan calendar阳木猴年
(male Wood-Monkey)
2011 or 1630 or 858
    — to —
阴木鸡年
(female Wood-Rooster)
2012 or 1631 or 859

1885 (MDCCCLXXXV) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Tuesday of the Julian calendar, the 1885th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 885th year of the 2nd millennium, the 85th year of the 19th century, and the 6th year of the 1880s decade. As of the start of 1885, the Gregorian calendar was 12 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.

Events

January–March

April–June

July–September

The Reitwagen (riding car), the first internal combustion motorcycle (1885)

October–December

Date unknown

The Benz Patent-Motorwagen, built in 1885

Births

January–March

April–June

July–September

October–December

Unknown birth month: Otto Orkin(died February 11, 1968), pesticide founder, though some birth years are given for 1887 and 1888. His grave marker lists 1885.[13]

Deaths

January–June

July–December

Date unknown

In fiction

References

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  2. ^ a b Williams, Hywel (2005). Cassell's Chronology of World History. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson. pp. 438–440. ISBN 0-304-35730-8. 
  3. ^ Dow Record Book Adds Another First. Philly.com. Retrieved 2013-07-08.
  4. ^ The Hutchinson Factfinder. Helicon. 1999. ISBN 1-85986-000-1. 
  5. ^ "Cremation". The Times (31405). London. 1885-03-27. p. 10. 
  6. ^ Mackenzie, John (1887). Austral Africa: Losing It or Ruling It; Being Incidents and Experiences in Bechuanaland, Cape Colony, and England. London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington via World Digital Library. Retrieved April 10, 2018. 
  7. ^ Gardiner, Mark (1997). Classic motorcycles. MetroBooks. p. 16. ISBN 1-56799-460-1. 
  8. ^ Brown, Roland (2005). The Ultimate History of Fast Motorcycles. Bath: Parragon. p. 6. ISBN 1-4054-5466-0. 
  9. ^ Wilson, Hugo (1993). The Ultimate Motorcycle Book. Dorling Kindersley. pp. 8–9. ISBN 1-56458-303-1. 
  10. ^ Benz, Carl Friedrich (1925). Lebensfahrt eines deutschen erfinders; erinnerungen eines achtzigjahrigen. Leipzig: Koehler & Amelang. 
  11. ^ "Icons of Invention: Rover safety bicycle, 1885". Making the Modern World. Science Museum (London). Archived from the original on May 22, 2011. Retrieved 2011-06-27. 
  12. ^ "Home Insurance Building". SkyscraperPage. Archived from the original on June 29, 2011. Retrieved 2011-06-27. 
  13. ^ Otto Orkin, findagrave listing Retrieved July 9, 2017

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