Timelines for year 1885
Taught at Bryn Mawr (1885-1888) and Wesleyan (1888-1890).
President of the United States, 1885-1889 and 1893-1897.
Remains to date the only President to have ever been elected President of the United States twice out of succession. He was President from 1885-1889 and then re-elected to office after Benjamin Harrison's single term and served from 1893 to 1897.
She changed her published birthdate from May 2, 1885 to June 2, 1890 in order to conceal her actual age.
Lived openly with burlesque queen Ann Livingston after separating from his first wife in 1885. His second wife was his childhood sweetheart.
Born on his father's farm. His father, a French-Canadian, won the Victoria Cross as a brigade commander in the British Army for his part in the North-West Rebellion (1885).
Delivered the eulogy at the 1885 funeral of U.S. President Ulysses S. Grant.