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Historical Events In 1884

Wednesday, 12 December 2018

May 08   In the year 1884 harry S Truman, later to become the 33rd president of the United States, is born near Lamar, MO  

May 08   The birth of Harry S. Truman, 33rd US President on this day in history.  

May 09   In the year 1884 hermanus W Witteveen, theologist, dies at 69  

May 12   In the year 1884 bedrich Friedrich Smetana, Czech composer (2 Widows), dies at 60  

May 13   Cyrus Hall McCormick, inventor, dies on this day in history.  

May 13   Institute for Electrical & Electronics Engineers (IEEE) forms in the year 1884.  

May 13   Institute for Electrical & Electronics Engineers (IEEE) is founded on this day in history.  

May 14   On this day in history anti-Monopoly party forms in the US  

May 14   On this day in history anti-Monopoly party forms in US  

May 16   In the year 1884 10th Kentucky Derby: Isaac Murphy aboard Buchanan wins in 2:40.25  

May 17   Alaska becomes a US territory on this day in history.  

May 17   In the year 1884 louis Brassin, composer, dies at 43  

May 19   Arthur Meulemans, Belgian composer (Adriaan Brouwer) (or 5/10) in the year 1884.  

May 19   In the year 1884 ringling Brothers circus premieres  

May 22   1-armed pitcher Hugh Daily fanned 13 hitters in the year 1884.  

May 22   Alceo Toni, composer on this day in history.  

May 23   On this day in history 12th Preakness: S Fisher aboard Knight of Ellerslie wins in 2:39.5  

May 24   Anti-Monopoly party & Greenback Party form People's Party in the US in the year 1884.  

May 24   Anti-Monopoly party & Greenback Party forms People's Party in US in the year 1884.  

May 26   In the year 1884 charles Winninger, Athens Wisc, actor (Charlie Farrell Show)  

May 26   Fred Spofforth takes 7-34 & 7-3 v England XI in 4 hours in the year 1884.  

May 26   Fred Spofforth takes 7-34 & 7-3 vs England XI in 4 hours on this day in history.  

May 27   Bax Brod, composer on this day in history.  

May 28   On this day in history edvard Benes, premier/president of Czechoslovakia (1921-22, 35-48)  

May 29   1st steam cable trams start in highgate in the year 1884.  

May 29   On this day in history the first steam cable trams start in highgate  

May 31   Dr John Harvey Kellogg patents "flaked cereal" on this day in history.  

Jun 03   In the year 1884 john Lynch (R-MS) chosen 1st black major-party natl convention chair  

Jun 04   In the year 1884 18th Belmont: Jim McLaughlin aboard Panique wins in 2:42  

Jun 05   In the year 1884 ivy Compton-Burnett, novelist  

Jun 05   William Sherman refuses Republican presidential nomination saying "I will not accept if nominated & will not serve if elected" in the year 1884.  

Jun 07   On this day in history julius P Hoste, Belgium minister/daily newspaper publisher (Last News)  

Jun 08   Henry Clay Work, composer, dies at 51 in the year 1884.  

Jun 09   Johannes Clinge Doorenbos, Dutch journalist/conductor on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1884

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   Jacques Chardonne, [Boutelleau], French writer (l'Epithalame) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Eli S Jones, US, evangelist (Christ of Indian road) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Raoul Armand Georg Koczalski, composer was born in the year 1884.  

Jan 10   On this day in history birth of james Philip Dunn, composer  

Jan 12   On this day in history birth of louis Horst, composer  

Jan 12   Texas Guinan, American actress (d. 1933) was born in the year 1884.  

Jan 13   Johannes Elsensohn, Dutch actor/writer (Arie, novel from the Jordan) was born in the year 1884.  

Jan 13   Sophie Tucker, [Kalish], Russia, singer/last of red hot mammas was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1884

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 06   On this day in history gregor Mendel, Augustine monk/heredity pioneer, dies at 61  

Jan 17   Hermann Schlegel, German ornithologist (b. 1804) died on this day in history.  

Jan 21   Auguste Franchomme, composer, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

Jan 24   In the year 1884 johann Christian Gebauer, composer, dies at 75  

Feb 08   Arnold Henry Guyot, Swiss/US geologist/meteorologist, dies at 76 in the year 1884.  

Feb 21   In the year 1884 john Pike Hullah, composer, dies at 71  

Feb 23   On this day in history tambo Tambo, Australian aboriginal/US circus attaction, dies at 23  

Mar 01   Isaac Todhunter, English mathematician (b. 1820) died on this day in history.  

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