1885 in the United States

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1885 in the United States
Years: 1882 1883 188418851886 1887 1888

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Events from the year 1885 in the United States.

Incumbents[edit]

Federal Government[edit]

Events[edit]

September 2: Rock Springs massacre

January–March[edit]

April–June[edit]

July–September[edit]

October–December[edit]

Undated[edit]

Ongoing[edit]

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

  • January 24 – Martin Delany, African-American abolitionist, journalist, and physician (born 1812)
  • February 12 – Alexandre Mouton, United States Senator from Louisiana from 1843 till 1846. (born 1804)
  • July 23 – Ulysses S. Grant, 18th President of the United States from 1869 till 1877. (born 1822)
  • September 3 – William M. Gwin, United States Senator from California from 1850 till 1855 and from 1857 till 1861. (born 1805)
  • November 25 – Thomas A. Hendricks, 21st Vice President of the United States in 1885. (born 1819)
  • December 15 – Robert Toombs, United States Senator from Georgia from 1853 till 1861. (born 1810)
  • December 29 – James E. Bailey, United States Senator from Tennessee from 1877 till 1881. (born 1821)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dow Record Book Adds Another First. Philly.com. Retrieved 2013-07-08.

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