On This Day

What Happened on March 26, 1885

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Eastman Film Co manufactures 1st commercial motion picture film

Victory in battleVictory in Battle

Louis Riel's forces defeat Canadian forces at Duck Lake, Sask

Politician Louis Riel
Louis Riel

Famous Birthdays

  • Julius Harrison, British composer and conductor (Bredon Hill), born in Stourport, Worcestershire (d. 1963)
  • Robert Blackburn, British aviation pioneer and the founder of Blackburn Aircraft, born in Kirkstall, Leeds (d. 1955)